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Re: Correct spelling/capitalisation of project names

Frans Pop <elendil@planet.nl> writes:

>> Also, what about checking debconf templates? I think that the
>> probability of false positives there is quite low as long as you take
>> care to check "Description" only ("_Description", indeed).

> That check would lead to false positives where a command is the same as
> a project name, because there will be quite a few cases where example
> commands are used in strings.

Yeah, that's the reason why I'm only checking for capitalization in the
description (and in some doc-base files) and not anywhere else.  The risk
of false positives is a lot higher for capitalization.

It may still be worthwhile to check for spelling errors in debconf
templates, since those are more conservative, but I'm particularly leery
of false positives on spelling checks; they're notoriously annoying.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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