Quoting Justin B Rye (firstname.lastname@example.org): > > +#flag:translate!:5 > > +_Description: Converted configuration file error > > + The converted configuration failed checks after conversion failed. > > Hang on, "Verification after conversion failed" doesn't mean that > "conversion failed"; it means conversion seemed to succeed and > generated a config, but then validation of that file subsequently > failed. Say: > > The converted configuration failed validation checks. Sure. Moreover, my rewritten cra^W sentence had "failed" twice. This is what you get when writing things "over" the former version..:) > > -Description: Next generation IRC Server > > +Description: yet another IRC Server > > > > "next generation" will sound weird in 10 years..:-) > > It sounded a bit ridiculous to me by the mid-nineties (when "Star > Trek: The Next Generation" was old hat), and that's before ngIRCd > existed; but I would nonetheless vote for using the phrase as an > explicit "explain the name" synopsis: > > Description: next generation IRC daemon Hmmmm. I take this really because I don't find anything else but, really, "next generation foo", capitalized or not, really sounds ridiculous. "second" generation, maybe? :-) > > + The ngircd daemon is an IRC server for small or private networks. It does > > + provide advanced features such as services. It is written from > > + scratch and is not based upon the original IRCd. > > "The ngircd daemon" avoids leading lowercase, but at the cost of a > minor outbreak of PIN-numberism. I don't understand what you mean here, but I take your word on this..:) > Whoops! Missing "not" at the end of the first line. And once you > fix that and take away the implication that code reuse is bad, this > description doesn't mention any advantages of using ngIRCd rather than > any of its rivals. Import some advertising copy from the home page: > > This package provides an Internet Relat Chat server for small or private > networks. It does not provide advanced features such as services, but it > is simple to configure and can cope with dynamic IP addresses. It is > written from scratch and not based on the original IRCd. > > (I didn't know what "services" meant, but my first guess was things > like NickServ, and that turns out to be right, so fair enough.) oh, this is *this*? Maybe "advanced features such as Nickserv-like services"?
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