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

Steve Langasek, dimanche 15 août 2010, 11:47:53 CEST
> 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
> "word"...

  Yes but many application/documentation misuse « verbatim ».
Think about TeX’s \verb command and LaTeX’s verbatim environment.

 Sylvain Sauvage

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