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Re: Code of Conduct: picking up

On Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 4:21 PM, Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org> wrote:
>>>  Note that many of our Contributors are not native english speakers or
>> English, I suppose?
> I fall in the category of "not native" here, but so do you ;-)
> I thought it was supposed to be lower case, but I could be mistaken. Anyone?

Generally, when an adjective is derived from a proper noun, it should
be capitalized. According to Wikipedia [0]:

> In English, adjectives derived from proper nouns (except the names of characters
> in fictional works) usually retain their capitalization – e.g. a Christian church,
> Canadian whisky, a Shakespearean sonnet, but not a quixoticmission, malapropism,
> holmesian nor pecksniffian

[0] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capitalization#Adjectives

Thanks for your work on this!

-- Andrew Starr-Bochicchio

   Ubuntu Developer <https://launchpad.net/~andrewsomething>
   Debian Developer <http://qa.debian.org/developer.php?login=asb>

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