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

From: Benno Schulenberg
Subject: Re: [patch] small corrections to Parted's messages
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2005 17:15:32 +0200
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Andrew Clausen wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 22, 2005 at 07:14:51PM +0100, Benno Schulenberg wrote:
> > 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!

Okay.  You can expect it some time this week.

> 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".

But what to choose then?  To leave it mixed is not an option, IMHO.

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

Find attached a patch for the remaining misspellings, grammar and 
indentation mistakes.  (IMO messages should always speak to the 
user, not to the developer.  And "too occupied" means mostly "too 

Thanks by the way for changing the units to the SI standards.  :)
Only more one thing: SI also demands a space between value and unit.  
Just as one doesn't write 12kilometres, one doesn't write 12km, but 
12 km.  If you wish, I can make a patch for this too.


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