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Re: [trinity-devel] [Fwd: English spelling]

From: Slávek Banko <slavek.banko@...>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 22:49:17 +0100
On Monday 23 of March 2015 16:44:32 Timothy Pearson wrote:
> All,
>
> I received this message a couple days ago.  Forwarding it to the list so
> that we don't lose track of it.
>
> Tim
>
> ---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------
> Subject: English spelling
> From:    Elan Ruusamäe <glen@...>
> Date:    Sat, March 21, 2015 8:19 am
> To:      "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> hi
>
> i noticed several places of bad spelling, like "is" written as "are":
> http://git.trinitydesktop.org/cgit/tdelibs/tree/CMakeLists.txt
>
> |   tde_message_fatal( "ltdl.h are required, but not found on your system"
> | )
>
> should be written as
>
> |   tde_message_fatal( "ltdl.h is required, but not found on your system" )
>
> and so on for all items which are singular not plural...
>
>
> and "informations"! info is uncountable, therefore it's always "info"
> and "information"
> http://scm.trinitydesktop.org/scm/git/tde-packaging
> "Branch Informations " should be written as "Branch Information"
> explanation: http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=215770

Thank you for the warning! I am aware that I have used 'are × is' several 
times (copy & paste the code from Serghei) and although I wondered about it, 
I let it be so.

The question is, who will fix it?

-- 
Slávek