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bug#11933: ambiguous "stty --help" text

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#11933: ambiguous "stty --help" text
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 15:09:59 +0100
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On 07/13/2012 02:53 PM, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Hi coreutils maintainers,
> "stty --help" produces the output
>    [-]parodd     set odd parity (even with `-')
> When looking at the code and "man termios", which says:
>        PARODD If set, then parity for input and output is odd; otherwise
>               even parity is used.
> it is clear that option '-parodd' means the opposite of option 'parodd'.
> But the German translator misunderstood this line twice (even after being
> pointed to the fact that it's ambiguous), as if it was
>    [-]parodd     set odd parity (believe it or not, also with `-')



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