Re: proofreading the installation-guide
Justin B Rye <email@example.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
A quick grep shows, that releasename-cap is used in:
So guys, you are all wrong?
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