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Re: Standard error message format

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: Standard error message format
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2011 20:22:46 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2010-08-04)

* Bruce Korb wrote on Fri, Jan 28, 2011 at 05:28:10PM CET:
> On 01/27/11 16:16, Karl Berry wrote:
> > (Although, switching topics a bit, I wonder if
> > users might like to have all such errors cast in the above format so
> > that next-error would do something sensible with them
> Makes sense for where it makes sense.  :)  WRT the program name,
> though, it ought to be mandatory.  Or as mandatory as you can get,
> post-facto.  Although, switching topics back a bit, if the
> program name introduces a full sentence, oughtn't it be properly
> capitalized?
>    fumble: You just fumbled this.

No (and I think GCS also documents this): words for which
(non-)capitalization is relevant should not be (de-)capitalized;
you don't want to wonder whether GraphicsMagick-config or Xorg
really are spelt that way or not.


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