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Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add tlp.

From: John Darrington
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gnu: Add tlp.
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2017 15:14:14 +0100
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On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 01:49:07PM +0100, Ludovic Court??s wrote:
     John Darrington <address@hidden> skribis:
     > On Tue, Jan 31, 2017 at 10:01:18PM +0100, Mathieu Othacehe wrote:
     >      +    (home-page "";)
     >      +    (synopsis "Power management tool for Linux")
     >      +    (description "TLP is a power management tool for Linux.  It 
comes with
     > Shouldn't we changed "Linux" to "Linux based GNU systems" or something 
     It uses interfaces specific to the kernel Linux so I think it???s
     technically correct.

But grammatically incorrect.  Specifically, the preposition "for" is wrong.
It implies that the package provides some feature that Linux can use. Whereas
the opposite is true.

A more gramatically correct sentance might say "power management tool using 
Linux kernel features".

But I wonder why we even mention it?  I mean if a package happens to use libc, 
we don't
say in the package description or sysnopsis "an editor which makes using the 
fopen, and fclose calls of glibc".


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