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Bug#514779: Spelling fixes

reopen 514779

Hello Julien,
On Sun, Jan 02, 2011 at 12:02:26AM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 21:09:08 +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
> > Package: release-notes
> > Severity: normal
> > 
> > Please apply the following spelling fixes:
> > Whats-new.po:
> > -"systemitem>. Also, Debian features a new Lightweight X11 Desktop "
> > +"systemitem>. Also, &debian; features a new lightweight X11 Desktop "
> > 
> the 'Lightweight X11 Desktop Environment' is what lxde stands for, and
> that's how its package descriptions are capitalized.

Ok, but then I would suggest adding (lxde) in brackets as this
connection is IMHO not clear.

> > Issues.po:
> > -"systemitem> (rebranded in Debian to <systemitem role=\"package\">iceweasel</"
> > +"systemitem> (rebranded in &debian; to <systemitem role=\"package\">iceweasel</"
> > 
> > -"deploying Mozilla and consider alternatives available in Debian if the "
> > +"deploying Mozilla and consider alternatives available in &debian; if the "
> > 
> &debian; is quite long, so this was probably better as-is, as noted
> later in the bug.

I'm not convinced here. What are the rules for using &debian; vs.
Debian? I think the content must be "right", even if a few more
characters are used (and please count only those printed, if at all,
not the nice acronym part).

> > Upgrading.po:
> > -msgid "Upgrade apt and/or aptitude first"
> > +msgid "Upgrade APT and/or aptitude first"
> > 
> apt is the package name.

No, APT is the package name. Please see apt(8) (the first word in

> > -msgid "Using aptitude's list of automatically-installed packages with apt"
> > +msgid "Using aptitude's list of automatically-installed packages with APT"
> > 
> Not sure there's much left to fix here, so closing this bug.

No, at least the APT issue is open, and the &debian; one is IMHO open
as well.



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