Typos in the English book
jensseidel at users.sf.net
Thu Dec 1 14:19:59 CST 2005
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 08:04:07PM +0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Ugh, stupid SourceForge.
OK, send to tux-master at web.de.
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> Jens Seidel wrote:
> > On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 12:52:14AM +0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >>Jens Seidel wrote:
> > I ran aspell and attached a new small path.
> Wow! Thanks, partially applied, comments below.
> >>>PS: I will try to generate also a few more patches, especially for the
> >>>German translation.
> >>Before you spend too much time on it, you need to know that the German
> >>translation is incomplete and abandoned. We have had no contact from the
> >>book German translators for months, and no additional work has been done
> >>on the translation in over a year.
> > OK, incomplete and abandoned text is the best argument to send patches,
> > right? I'm aware that there is a lot to do. Since I do not have
> > sufficient spare time it's unlikely that I will complete the translation
> > but I can try my best ...
> That is true, but what I am pointing out is that there is a lack of
> people are capable of reviewing and applying those patches.
> My skill level (2 years in school, 1997-99, with very little practice
> since) is not really enough for much more than fixing typos.
I cannot imagine that translations are rejected just because the authors
cannot proofread it. OK, I will try to contact the previous translators,
you can also google for me or ask on a Debian list to verify that I'm a
> > - tools harkens back to a time when Subversion's only contextual
> > + tools hearkens back to a time when Subversion's only contextual
> Deferred (see below).
I have to confess that I'm not sure here.
> > Index: ch09.xml
> > <refpurpose>Unlock working copy paths or
> > - URLs..</refpurpose>
> > + URLs...</refpurpose>
> Actually, just one dot, not three. Changed.
> "Deferred" explained:
> The words:
> are accepted by Debian ispell with the american dictionary selected.
> Thus, I'm leaving them as is for now, for one of the primary authors to
You can also check http://dict.leo.org ...
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