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Re: Correct spelling/capitalisation of project names

Russ Allbery wrote:
> 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.

What about ignoring those which are lowercase when checking debconf
I guess that would reduce the number of false positives and still catch some
true positives.

Raphael Geissert

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