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[bug#28830] [PATCH] gnu: Add emacs-ggtags.

From: Christopher Baines
Subject: [bug#28830] [PATCH] gnu: Add emacs-ggtags.
Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2017 08:22:18 +0000

On Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:22:23 +0300
Oleg Pykhalov <address@hidden> wrote:

> Hello Christopher,
> Christopher Baines <address@hidden> writes:
> [...]
> >> +    (synopsis "Frontend to GNU Global source code tagging system")  
> >
> > I'd suggest putting "the" in here, so "Frontend to the GNU Global ...",
> > as I think that reads better.  
> [...]
> > Similarly with "the GNU Global" in the description. What do you think?
> > Apart from that, this looks fine to me :)  
> I don't think so.  Upstream¹ doesn't have an article “the” before GNU
> Global, too.  WDYT?
> ¹

I don't think there is any harm in improving on the descriptions of the
software from the upstream source. But I'll leave it up to you to make
the decision.

Unfortunately, I don't have a very formal understanding of English
grammar, but there is some information about definite articles [1].
Which I think says that its appropriate to use as there is one,
specific "GNU Global source code tagging system".


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