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Re: Last part of the proposed changes to debian-faq


Am Sa. Juni 4 22:09:03 2016 GMT+0200 schrieb Justin B Rye:
> Holger Wansing wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Beatrice Torracca <beatricet@libero.it> wrote:
> >> -process, your configuration files might be lost and.... 
> >> +process, your configuration files might be lost and...
> > 
> > I think it should be "might be lost and ..." (space after and)
> I tend to follow the Chicago Manual of Style, which doesn't have a
> space here, but there's remarkably little agreement.

Ok. In German we would have a space there, that's why.
> [...]
> >>  <p>The development of Debian is open to all, and new users with the right
> >>  skills and/or the willingness to learn are needed to maintain existing
> >>  packages which have been "orphaned" by their previous maintainers, to
> >> -develop new packages, and to provide user support.
> >> +develop new packages, to write documentation, to do translation work, to
> >> +help with the Debian website, to provide user support, etc.
> > 
> > Is it correct/good, to mention the "to" every time? Or can they be removed to
> > improve readability?
> In this case where the first example is rather a long one the
> repetition can be helpful as a way of re-establishing the grammatical
> context; then once we've done it once we have to keep doing it.  

Ok. Then leave it as proposed by Beatrice.


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