Hi *, On 01/29/2015 07:52 AM, Justin B Rye wrote: >>> <p>This hardware and hosting donation will allow the Debian Systems >>> Administration (DSA) team to improve Debian's core services by providing >>> a security mirror archive for the Asia/Pacific region, and another >>> step towards decentralized and stable security mirror access for the >>> whole world.</p> >> I committed your suggestion with a few slight wording changes for >> clarification. The mirror is for Asia not Asia/Pacific, and removed >> whole world to world since that is part of the decentralized mirror scheme. > I don't really follow your reasoning for dropping "whole", but more > importantly you also dropped the article, making it ungrammatical > again - make it "for the world". I see where you are coming from. I omitted "whole" as while the mirror will primarily serve the region in Asia it is part of a worldwide decentralized network. I did not see a reason to keep the word whole in there and thought it redundant when saying "World". > > (When we say "Asia", do we really mean the continent of Asia? Are we > recommending this mirror to Debian users in Syria and Iran? American > English often seems to use the word "Asia" when what's meant is *East* > Asia; around here on the other hand people say "Asia" when they mean > *South* Asia...) > > [...] In one of the earlier emails regarding the announcement "Asia Pacific" was clarified to "Asia". https://anonscm.debian.org/cgit/mirror/dsa-auto-dns.git/tree/zones/security.debian.org.zone#n16 >>> wishes to continue supporting the Debian community,</q> >>> said Kunihiro Tanaka, Founder, CEO, and President of SAKURA Internet. >>> >>> (Also using the same tense for both quotes, and adding a "Harvard >>> comma" to match the list in the next paragraph.) >> Committed, some slight changes. > You undid my change to use the same tense reporting the quotes in both > paragraphs, so one slight change back. And on second thoughts let's > not bother with a comma at the end of the quotes either. It will read: ... wishes to continue supporting the Debian community</q> said Kunihiro Tanaka, Founder, CEO, and President of SAKURA Internet.
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