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Re: 3rd person singular neutral X 3rd person plural ?

also sprach Graham Cobb <g+debian@cobb.uk.net> [2008.05.15.1140 +0100]:
> Debian have elected a new leader. [Subject is plural] 
> In fact, I would have no trouble saying "The Debian project is 10 years old 
> and they have elected a new leader".  

Debian has never elected a leader, its project members have. That's
the problem.

 .''`.   martin f. krafft <madduck@debian.org>
: :'  :  proud Debian developer, author, administrator, and user
`. `'`   http://people.debian.org/~madduck - http://debiansystem.info
  `-  Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing systems
warning: dates in calendar are closer than they appear.

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