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Re: proofreading the installation-guide


Justin B Rye <justin.byam.rye@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> So all cases of &releasename-cap; in the English text are mistakes.
> >> Really if it's only for use in German we should have called it
> >> &Veroeffentlichungsname;!
> > 
> > No, it's not just for German!
> > It gives _all_ translators the possibility, to spell the releasename as
> > they want in their language.
> > I just used German and how it's used in German, to explain the principle.
> > 
> > Not much translators use that possibility though.
> Such as?  There *aren't* any other languages that have mandatory
> initial capitalisation on nouns (and even German allows exceptions for
> "brandnames" like "das iPhone" or "xkcd").  There's not much else that
> you could automate, so I'd be interested to know who else finds it
> useful.

A quick grep shows, that releasename-cap is used in:

So guys, you are all wrong?


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