Re: The Debian Project Newsletter
On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 05:02:19PM -0600, francis southern wrote:
> I have attached a diff file of a few changes that I would like to see
> made to the current issue of Debian News.
> (Found at https://alioth.debian.org/scm/viewvc.php/*checkout*/dpn/en/current/index.wml?root=publicity)
> These changes vary in nature, some are simple corrections of
> typographical errors, others are matters of style, and as such can be
> safely ignored at the editor's discretion. :)
> Anyway, good luck, I hope that the newsletter becomes a success!
Thanks very much for your contribution.
> @@ -134,7 +134,7 @@
> Starting March 20th, and lasting two full days, the MiniDebConf touched on a
> variety of subjects in Debian with the participants sharing their experiences
> around both Debian and Free Software. As <a href="http://alerios-en.blogspot.com/2010_03_01_archive.html">Alejandro Rios
> -said</a>: <q>All this is possible to several sponsors from Panama and SPI, and
> +said</a>: <q>All this was possible thanks to several sponsors from Panama and SPI, and
> the hard work from many people, specially Anto Recio, Mauro Rosero, Carolina
> Flores, Gunnar Wolf and the local team.</q> SPI is
> <a href="http://www.spi-inc.org/">Software in the Public Interest</a>, a
I guess we should keep the quotation untouched (or drop the quotation as is).
> @@ -214,7 +214,7 @@
> Please read them carefully and take the proper measures.</p>
> <p>Please note that these are a selection of the more important security
> -advisories of the last weeks. If you need to be kept up to date about
> +advisories issued in the past few weeks. If you need to be kept up to date about
> security advisories released by the Debian Security Team, please
Is this phrasing incorrect ? Using « international english » whenever it's
possible is a good idea IMO :-)