Bug#125468: marked as done (vrweb: Spelling error in description)
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From: Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com>
Subject: vrweb: Spelling error in description
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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 19:46:44 -0500
This is an automated bug report.
I have recently conducted a mass spelling check of Debian package
descriptions. In the process, some other errors were also detected,
such as capitalization, word wrap, and indentation problems.
Some notable guidelines that I used in the check include:
The names of languages (English, French, etc.) are capitalized in
English. Acronyms should be in all capital letters.
In general, words should not be abbreviated as part of the
description. Exceptions include standard abbreviations like "etc.".
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- Word joining
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to form new words, like "bugreport". While this may be acceptable
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--- orig/vrweb Mon Dec 17 15:52:26 2001
+++ corrected/vrweb Mon Dec 17 15:59:05 2001
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
Description: A VRML browser and editor.
VRweb is a VRML 1 browser that you can use to browse a
- Virtual Reality World (wrl). Currently the upstream team
+ Virtual Reality World (WRL). Currently the upstream team
no longer supports VRweb as it has developed a replacement
Java version named VRwave, also available from Debian.
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From: Stephen Zander <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Bug#125468: fixed in vrweb 1.5-8
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Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2002 15:10:05 -0500
We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
vrweb, which has been installed in the Debian FTP archive:
A summary of the changes between this version and the previous one is
Thank you for reporting the bug, which will now be closed. If you
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Date: Wed, 26 Dec 2001 19:49:23 -0800
Architecture: source i386
Maintainer: Stephen Zander <email@example.com>
Changed-By: Stephen Zander <firstname.lastname@example.org>
vrweb - A VRML browser and editor.
Closes: 105043 116852 123693 125468
vrweb (1.5-8) unstable; urgency=low
* New maintainer, Closes: #123693
* Fix build issues with g++ 3.0, Closes: #105043
* Merge NMU changes, Closes: #116852
* Fix acronym capitailsation bug in Description, Closes: #125468
* Now use shared libraries for png, jpeg & gl support.
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