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Re: [RFR] Smuxi po templates

On Sun, 15 Nov 2009 23:34:19 +0000
Justin B Rye <jbr@edlug.org.uk> wrote:

> >>> #: ../src/Engine/Session.cs:574
> >>> msgid "Invalid paramater for network, use list, switch or close"
> >>> msgstr ""
> >> 
> >> Ditto.  (Oh, and as a bonus, Oxford comma:)
> >> 
> >>   msgid "Invalid parameter for network; use list, switch, or close"
> > 
> > "or" gets an extra comma but "and" not? Funny language :-P
> Did I miss one with "X, Y and Z"?  Most en_US styleguides prefer
> lists of more than two items to have a comma before the final
> conjunction, regardless of whether it's "and" or "or".  The rule's
> less solidly established in en_GB, though, so I often overlook it
> myself... and it's far from being a strict rule of English grammar.

OK, this proves how bad my knowledge of proper English grammar is :)
Luckily I found this place to get the strings straight...

> >> I spy a typo in the sourcecode ("Stetic"), but that's outside
> >> d-l-e's jurisdiction!
> > 
> > Hehe, nice catch but that's not a typo. The GUI designer is really
> > called "Stetic" in MonoDevelop :)
> Oh, Google tells me it's named that because some trolltech fan
> couldn't spell "aesthetic".  Fair enough then.

LOL, I didn't know this yet.

> > Thanks a lot for your review!
> > 
> > Should I now wait for more reviews or prepare and send a RFR2
> > already?
> You might get comments from another timezone, but d-l-e's been quiet
> recently.

I am preparing now a RFR2 with your proposed changes.


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