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Re: [patch] small corrections to Parted's messages

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: [patch] small corrections to Parted's messages
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2005 20:49:49 +1000
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 07:14:51PM +0100, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> Looking through the parted.pot file while preparing for a 
> translation, I noticed a few small mistakes ("flag partition flag" 
> for example) and some inconsistencies, like missing periods.

Excellent :)

> Attached patch tries to correct these small errors for the libparted 
> subdir.  If this patch is accepted, I will go through the rest of 
> Parted too.

This would be very helpful.  Thanks!

> One thing I'm unsure of though: the messages use both "filesytem" 
> and "file system" (as one word and as two words), roughly at a 1:2 
> ratio.  My patch chooses the one-word version, as I think it's a 
> bit clearer, especially when the word is used as an adjective.  But 
> if the two-words form is preferred (as the texi document does), I 
> can remake the patch.  Also, if these changes are easier to digest 
> in smaller doses, I can do that too.

According to Google, "file system" appears 3.5 million on the internet,
whereas "filesystem" appears only 2.3 million times.  I think this
is a weak argument in favour of "file system".

Apart from that, I applied pretty much all of your changes (sometimes
with different wording).


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