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Re: [LCFC] templates://nethack/{nethack-common.templates}

On Monday 09 March 2009, Christian Perrier wrote:
> Quoting Esko Arajärvi (edu@iki.fi):
> >   It also provides a few utilities such as recover, for retrieving
> > auto-save files in case
> >   of a power failure, and dgn_comp and lev_comp, two utilities for making
> > - your own NetHack levels and dungeons. The "recover" may be run every
> > time the system
> > + your own NetHack levels and dungeons. The "recover" will be run every
> > time the system
> >   boots, if there are any auto-save files available.
> >
> > Changing "may" to "will" because the recover will be run at the system
> > boot (as also stated in the debconf templates).
> Agreed, though it only works if the binary is setuid games, of course.

Yes, but if this is changed, the admin probably knows what he/she is doing. 

> I'd also say "The "recover" *command* will..."

This is better, yes.

> I like this....but I wonder if there are possible enhancements. I take
> "makes possible cheating" as possible Frenglish (should be
> Finnglish....which is generally much better than Frenglish, though) so
> I'd like to get Justin's opinion on your proposal.

Finglish has only one "n". ;-)


Esko Arajärvi - edu@iki.fi - +358-50-5446844
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