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

From: Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@...>
Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2015 09:17:06 +0900
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On 2015/03/24 06:49 AM, Slávek Banko wrote:
> 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@...> 
>> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
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>>
>>
>>
>> 
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?
> 

I guess we will end up fixing these kind of errors as we come across
them, unless someone wants to prepare a list of errors.
Cheers
Michele
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