Bug#125578: marked as done (zed: Spelling error in description)
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From: Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com>
Subject: zed: Spelling error in description
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Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 19:56:00 -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.".
This is especially important for proper keyword searches.
- Word joining
For various reasons, technical terms tend to be artificially joined
to form new words, like "bugreport". While this may be acceptable
in an informal context, such words should be written separately in
package descriptions, for clarity and to aid in searching.
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have made other edits in the diff for purposes of grammar and clarity.
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--- orig/zed Mon Dec 17 15:52:28 2001
+++ corrected/zed Mon Dec 17 15:59:05 2001
@@ -2,7 +2,7 @@
Description: Powerful, multipurpose, configurable text editor
This package contains a console and an X version.
- - Can use ANY keysequence (e.g. define a block with shift-arrow) even
+ - Can use ANY key sequence (e.g. define a block with shift-arrow) even
on the console.
- Intelligent screen update (NOT using the slow (n)curses).
- Column blocks with insert & overwrite.
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
- Saveable run-time macros.
- Simple and powerful configuration system.
- Easy document mode, almost ASCII.
- - Automatic wordwrap and reformat, even inside quoted line within an
+ - Automatic word wrap and reformat, even inside quoted line within an
- Small, fast, powerful, low CPU consumer.
- Hexdump-like mode to edit binary file.
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From: Muhammad Hussain Yusuf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Subject: Bug#125578: fixed in zed 1.0.5-8
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We believe that the bug you reported is fixed in the latest version of
zed, 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: Mon, 11 Feb 2002 20:00:28 +0000
Architecture: source i386
Maintainer: Muhammad Hussain Yusuf <email@example.com>
Changed-By: Muhammad Hussain Yusuf <firstname.lastname@example.org>
zed - Powerful, multipurpose, configurable text editor
Closes: 43237 80925 125578
zed (1.0.5-8) unstable; urgency=low
* New Maintainer. Closes: #80925
* Corrected spelling errors. Closes: #125578
* Added man pages. Closes: #43237
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