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Re: [DEP-5] [patch] Syntax of the files.

On Sun, Aug 15, 2010 at 02:00:21PM +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Maybe an improvement could be to clarify that "verbatim" do not mean
> as-is, only word-for-word.

But "verbatim" *means* word-for-word.  Does it mean something else in
Danish, or did a dictionary lead you to believe it had a different meaning? 
This would surprise me, since verbatim comes from a Latin word meaning

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