Re: The Second Great Spelling Check (Re: Package descriptions and making them better)
Matt Zimmerman <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> - Word joining
> Technical terms seem to lend themselves to the formation of new words
> through joining, e.g. "lowlevel", "mousewheel", "bugreport". In cases
> where the joined form is a common technical term, I allowed it, and in
> most other cases I recommended hyphenation or splitting into two words.
> The rationale was to allow for keyword searches to work as expected, so
> there were few hard and fast rules.
This is not necessary. "apt-cache search" is capable of dealing with
things that have embedded spaces, and if it isn't the bug is in apt.
Package descriptions should all be good decent English.