Re: Fix typo in DPN 6.
Thomas Péteul wrote:
> Hi folks!
> While translating the 6th issue of DPN, I found out a few mistakes...
> Please find attached a diff with some fixes.
Too late! This went out last Monday. If you'd like to help with
the next one, it ought to start taking shape soon at
> Let's say people are not accustomed to abbreviations, so I added the
> long version for l10n and i18n.
A good suggestion, worth bearing in mind for next time.
> @@ -104,9 +104,9 @@
> Thsi marks the first time two Debian Developers were joined in marriage.
Oops, missed one. Now, that _is_ a typo.
> <a href="http://www.alphascorpii.net/wed/DDs.jpg">Several other DDs</a>, one of whom served as the groom's best man,
> were present to celebrate with Meike's and Alexander's friends and families. As a wedding gift they
> -presented a cookbook including the favourite recipes of many members of the Debian community. Version
> -1.1 of the book is already in the works, hopefully with a clarified license and maybe also incorporating
> -changes required by FTBFS bugs if any are filed by the newlyweds in time. The Debian project's
> +presented a cookbook including the favourite recipes of many members of the
> +Debian community. Version 1.1 of the book is already in the works, hopefully with a clarified license and maybe also incorporating
> +changes required by FTBFS bugs if any are filed by the newly weds in time. The Debian project's
> congratulations go out to the happy couple, and we hope this may be the start of a very joyful
> time in both their lives.</p>
s/newlyweds/newly weds/? No, the noun is newlywed, written solid.
> @@ -115,8 +115,9 @@
> <p>The 9th issue of the <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2008/07/msg00000.html">miscellaneous news for developers</a>
> has been released and covers the following topics: advice on quilt usage and compatibility with new source format;
> -update-grub's switch to using UUIDs by default, the wxwidgets2.8 upload to unstable; and a
> -volunteers needed to handle the updating of the of release notes.</p>
> +update-grub's switch to using UUIDs by default; the wxwidgets2.8 upload to
> +unstable; and volunteers needed to handle the updating of the release
Dropping the indefinite article may be an improvement, but it still
doesn't really work. I thought I'd fixed this myself (to "a call
for volunteers"), but even though I'm credited on the page, there's
no record of my efforts at "http://wiki.debian.org/RecentChanges".
JBR with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package