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Re: Perl modules

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: Perl modules
Date: Sun, 11 May 2014 11:54:02 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130009 (Ma Gnus v0.9) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Andreas Enge <address@hidden> skribis:

> On Sat, Dec 07, 2013 at 09:24:42PM +0100, Andreas Enge wrote:
>> All very reasonable. Let us go for this (and I should add a section to the
>> packaging guidelines later on).
> Months later, here is a proposed patch in British English. Do we have a rule
> on which spelling to use? British is what I learnt at school.
> (I feel like starting a bikeshed discussion ;-).)

I use American English, as the settings at the end of guix.texi enforce
for those using the Right Editor.  ;-)

I’d prefer to keep it that way, if that’s OK.  WDYT?

>  @node Software Freedom
> @@ -2796,8 +2797,8 @@ Both are usually the same and correspond to the 
> lowercase conversion of the
>  project name chosen upstream.  For instance, the GNUnet project is packaged
>  as @code{gnunet}.  We do not add @code{lib} prefixes for library packages,
>  unless these are already part of the official project name.  But see
> address@hidden Modules} for special rules concerning modules for
> -the Python language.
> address@hidden Modules} and @ref{Perl Modules} for special rules concerning
> +modules for the Python and Perl languages.

Should be @pxref{Python Modules} and @ref{Perl Modules} (info "(texinfo) @ref").

> +For perl packages containing a single class, we use the lowercase class name,

“Perl”, capitalized.

Also, two spaces after end-of-sentence periods.

Thanks, that’s a useful addition.


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