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Re: [RFR] templates://playmidi/{templates}



Christian Perrier wrote:
> Your review should be sent as an answer to this mail.

+ In order for playmidi to work properly, you may need to specify   
+ hardware-specific options:         

Too much "specificity" - make that "set hardware-specific options".

> +  '-e': external MIDI device, Ensoniq SoundScape, Turtle
> +        Beach WaveFront or WaveBlaster sound card;
> +  '-a': Sound Blaster AWE32;
> +  '-g': Gravis Ultrasound.

Order them -a, -e, -g.
 
> + Most other cards will work without any specific options and this field
> + may then be left blank. This setting is kept in /etc/playmidi/playmidi.conf.
> 
> Slightly more neutral and less "spoken" wording.

Slightly less unspeakable:
    Most other cards require no specific options and will work with this
    field left blank. This setting is kept in /etc/playmidi/playmidi.conf.
-- 
JBR
Ankh kak! (Ancient Egyptian blessing)
--- ../playmidi.old/debian/templates	2007-11-01 07:31:10.000000000 +0000
+++ debian/templates	2007-11-09 08:04:42.000000000 +0000
@@ -1,18 +1,16 @@
 Template: playmidi/options
 Type: string
-_Description: Options for playmidi when invoked through MIME
- This package sets up a MIME entry which allows your mail user agent and
- other applications to play MIDI files.  As playmidi doesn't have a
- proper configuration file yet, you'll need to specify any options
- required for it to work with your sound hardware.
+_Description: Options for playmidi when invoked through MIME:
+ The playmidi package sets up a MIME entry which allows mail user agents
+ and other applications to play MIDI files. 
  .
- If you have an external MIDI device or an Ensoniq SoundScape, Turtle
- Beach WaveFront or WaveBlaster sound card, use `-e'.
+ In order for playmidi to work properly, you may need to set
+ hardware-specific options:
  .
- If you have a Sound Blaster AWE32, use `-a'.
+  '-a': Sound Blaster AWE32;
+  '-e': external MIDI device, Ensoniq SoundScape, Turtle
+        Beach WaveFront or WaveBlaster sound card;
+  '-g': Gravis Ultrasound.
  .
- If you have a Gravis Ultrasound, use `-g'.
- .
- Otherwise, try leaving this blank -- many cards will work without extra
- flags. If you change your mind later, edit
- `/etc/playmidi/playmidi.conf'.
+ Most other cards require no specific options and will work with this
+ field left blank. This setting is kept in /etc/playmidi/playmidi.conf.
--- ../playmidi.old/debian/control	2007-11-01 07:31:12.000000000 +0000
+++ debian/control	2007-11-09 07:56:49.000000000 +0000
@@ -12,8 +12,8 @@
 Suggests: awesfx
 Description: MIDI player
  Playmidi is a MIDI file player that will play back using FM, GUS,
- SoundBlaster or external MIDI.  It also supports Creative Music
- Files (CMF) and Microsoft RIFF (RMI) files and large MIDI archives
+ SoundBlaster or external MIDI. It also supports Creative Music
+ Files (CMF), Microsoft RIFF (RMI) files and large MIDI archives
  from games such as Ultima 7.
  .
- There are two interfaces: text and X.
+ The player may be used with a text or an X interface.
Template: playmidi/options
Type: string
_Description: Options for playmidi when invoked through MIME:
 The playmidi package sets up a MIME entry which allows mail user agents
 and other applications to play MIDI files. 
 .
 In order for playmidi to work properly, you may need to set
 hardware-specific options:
 .
  '-a': Sound Blaster AWE32;
  '-e': external MIDI device, Ensoniq SoundScape, Turtle
        Beach WaveFront or WaveBlaster sound card;
  '-g': Gravis Ultrasound.
 .
 Most other cards require no specific options and will work with this
 field left blank. This setting is kept in /etc/playmidi/playmidi.conf.
Source: playmidi
Section: sound
Priority: optional
Maintainer: Darren Salt <linux@youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk>
Standards-Version: 3.7.2
Build-Depends: debhelper (>= 4.1.16), libncurses5-dev | libncurses-dev, libxaw7-dev, libxt-dev

Package: playmidi
Architecture: any
Depends: ${shlibs:Depends}, ${misc:Depends}
Conflicts: suidmanager (<< 0.50)
Suggests: awesfx
Description: MIDI player
 Playmidi is a MIDI file player that will play back using FM, GUS,
 SoundBlaster or external MIDI. It also supports Creative Music
 Files (CMF), Microsoft RIFF (RMI) files and large MIDI archives
 from games such as Ultima 7.
 .
 The player may be used with a text or an X interface.

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