Package: debian-policy Version: 126.96.36.199 Severity: minor Tags: patch Hi, I checked the policy for spelling mistakes and made the use of 'behavior' and 'debianised' consistent. Patch is attached. Kind regards Nico -- System Information: Debian Release: testing/unstable APT prefers unstable APT policy: (500, 'unstable') Architecture: i386 (i686) Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash Kernel: Linux 2.6.16-1-686 Locale: LANG=de_DE@euro, LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro (charmap=ISO-8859-15) -- no debconf information -- Nico Golde - JAB: firstname.lastname@example.org | GPG: 0x73647CFF http://www.ngolde.de | http://www.muttng.org | http://grml.org Forget about that mouse with 3/4/5 buttons - gimme a keyboard with 103/104/105 keys!
diff -Nur debian-policy-188.8.131.52/policy-process.sgml debian-policy-184.108.40.206.copy/policy-process.sgml --- debian-policy-220.127.116.11/policy-process.sgml 2006-04-26 07:21:14.000000000 +0200 +++ debian-policy-18.104.22.168.copy/policy-process.sgml 2006-06-27 21:59:06.000000000 +0200 @@ -108,7 +108,7 @@ </p> <p> Since the policy maintainers have no special powers, there - is no restriction of their participattion the discussion. It + is no restriction of their participation the discussion. It is preferable to have at least 4-5 people on the job, perhaps closer to 8, so that policy does not languish when any maintainer goes missing (we do need vacations, you know, @@ -140,7 +140,7 @@ advisable, but by no means mandatory, that the proposer tries an idea out on the mailing list, which can help flesh out details rapidly, and test the sentiment and the - collective wisdom of the list. Discussion may be intiated by + collective wisdom of the list. Discussion may be initiated by any member of the list. </p> <p> diff -Nur debian-policy-22.214.171.124/policy.sgml debian-policy-126.96.36.199.copy/policy.sgml --- debian-policy-188.8.131.52/policy.sgml 2006-06-20 07:20:13.000000000 +0200 +++ debian-policy-184.108.40.206.copy/policy.sgml 2006-06-27 22:03:17.000000000 +0200 @@ -988,7 +988,7 @@ Essential is defined as the minimal set of functionality that must be available and usable on the system even when packages are in an unconfigured (but unpacked) - state. This is nedeed to avoid unresolvable dependency + state. This is needed to avoid unresolvable dependency loops on upgrade. If packages add unnecessary dependencies on packages in this set, the chances that there <strong>will</strong> be an unresolvable @@ -2023,8 +2023,8 @@ <p> This is an optional, recommended control file for the - <tt>uscan</tt> ustility which defines how to automatically - scan ftp ot http sites for newly available updates of the + <tt>uscan</tt> utility which defines how to automatically + scan ftp or http sites for newly available updates of the package. This is used by <url id=" http://dehs.alioth.debian.org/"> and other Debian QA tools to help with quality control and maintenance of the @@ -2673,7 +2673,7 @@ <var>upstream_version</var> may not contain a hyphen. This format represents the case where a piece of software was written specifically to be turned into a - Debian package, and so there is only one "debianization" + Debian package, and so there is only one "debianisation" of it and therefore no revision indication is required. </p> @@ -3991,7 +3991,7 @@ point, and some packages may not be able to rely on their dependencies being present when being installed or removed, depending on which side of the break of the circular - dependcy loop they happen to be on. + dependency loop they happen to be on. </p> <p> @@ -5127,7 +5127,7 @@ <p> The location of all installed files and directories must comply with the File system Hierarchy Standard (FHS), - version 2.3, with the exceptiions noted below, and except + version 2.3, with the exceptions noted below, and except where doing so would violate other terms of Debian Policy. The following exceptions to the FHS apply: @@ -5163,7 +5163,7 @@ <item> <p> The requirement that - <file>/usr/local/share/man</file> be "synonomous" + <file>/usr/local/share/man</file> be "synonymous" with <file>/usr/local/man</file> is relaxed to a recommendation</p> </item> @@ -5468,7 +5468,7 @@ of simplicity, this document describes only the symbolic link method. However, it must not be assumed by maintainer scripts that this method is being used, and any automated - manipulation of the various runlevel behaviours by + manipulation of the various runlevel behaviors by maintainer scripts must be performed using <prgn>update-rc.d</prgn> as described below and not by manually installing or removing symlinks. For information @@ -5644,7 +5644,7 @@ <p> Often there are some variables in the <file>init.d</file> - scripts whose values control the behaviour of the scripts, + scripts whose values control the behavior of the scripts, and which a system administrator is likely to want to change. As the scripts themselves are frequently <tt>conffile</tt>s, modifying them requires that the @@ -7116,7 +7116,7 @@ <p> Furthermore, programs should be configured by the Debian default installation to behave as closely to the upstream - default behaviour as possible. + default behavior as possible. </p> <p> @@ -7277,7 +7277,7 @@ normally have their permissions reset to the distributed permissions when the package is reinstalled. However, the use of <prgn>dpkg-statoverride</prgn> overrides this - default behaviour. If you use this method, you should + default behavior. If you use this method, you should remember to describe <prgn>dpkg-statoverride</prgn> in the package documentation; being a relatively new addition to Debian, it is probably not yet well-known. @@ -7908,7 +7908,7 @@ "view" in a multiple-document interface (MDI). </footnote> and runs the specified <var>command</var>, - interpreting the entirity of the rest of the command + interpreting the entirety of the rest of the command line as a command to pass straight to exec, in the manner that <tt>xterm</tt> does. </item> @@ -7975,7 +7975,7 @@ For the purposes of Debian Policy, a "font for the X Window System" is one which is accessed via X protocol requests. Fonts for the Linux console, for PostScript - renderers, or any other purpose, do not fit this + renderer, or any other purpose, do not fit this definition. Any tool which makes such fonts available to the X Window System, however, must abide by this font policy. @@ -8771,7 +8771,7 @@ <p> This manual describes the technical aspects of creating Debian binary packages (<file>.deb</file> files). It documents the - behaviour of the package management programs + behavior of the package management programs <prgn>dpkg</prgn>, <prgn>dselect</prgn> et al. and the way they interact with packages.</p>
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