[Publicity-commits] r432 - /dpn/en/current/index.wml

jbr-guest at users.alioth.debian.org jbr-guest at users.alioth.debian.org
Sat Jun 26 10:09:01 UTC 2010


Author: jbr-guest
Date: Sat Jun 26 10:08:59 2010
New Revision: 432

URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/publicity/?sc=1&rev=432
Log:
grammarfixes, rephrasings and en_GBifications (-ize, theater)

Modified:
    dpn/en/current/index.wml

Modified: dpn/en/current/index.wml
URL: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/publicity/dpn/en/current/index.wml?rev=432&op=diff
==============================================================================
--- dpn/en/current/index.wml (original)
+++ dpn/en/current/index.wml Sat Jun 26 10:08:59 2010
@@ -74,7 +74,7 @@
 Release manager Adam D. Barratt sent <a
 href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/06/msg00002.html">Bits
 from the release team</a>, in which he welcomes Mehdi Dogguy to the team.
-Other enthusiastic Debian Developers interested are invited to <a
+Other enthusiastic Debian Developers who are interested are invited to <a
 href="mailto:debian-release at lists.debian.org">contact the team</a>.
 </p>
 
@@ -90,10 +90,10 @@
 <p>
 As announced earlier, <a
 href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/05/msg00000.html">new
-transitions are freezed</a> in order to make it easier to finish current and
+transitions are in freeze</a> in order to make it easier to finish current and
 already scheduled transitions. <q>Squeeze</q> will be frozen when Python 2.6
 and the other transitions are completed, maybe during late August if everybody
-work together.
+works together.
 </p>
 
 
@@ -102,15 +102,15 @@
 
 <p>Gabriella Coleman sent out a <a
 href="http://gabriellacoleman.org/blog/?p=2001">call for volunteers for
-DebConf10</a> on her blog. She mentionned a <a
+DebConf10</a> on her blog. She mentioned a <a
 href="http://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/Jobs#Conference_volunteers">list of things
 that DebConf needs from volunteers</a>, so if
 you are in New York or environs you might consider helping out if something on 
 the list matches your skills and interests. There is also an amazing <a
 href="http://wiki.debconf.org/wiki/DebConf10/TouristActivities">list of
-free events</a>, events that take place before, during and after 
-DebConf. The list has theater, movies and music as well as other types of events
-to choose from, during DebConf alone there are free concerts from Gil Scott Heron
+free events</a>, events that take place before, during and after
+DebConf. The list has theatre, movies and music as well as other types of events
+to choose from; during DebConf alone there are free concerts from Gil Scott Heron
 and Basia Bulat, just to name a couple. 
 </p>
 
@@ -119,11 +119,11 @@
 <h2>Debian Live Web Images Builder</h2>
 
 <p>
-Thanks to Richard Nelson, outstanding debian-live contributor, Daniel Baumann <a
-href="http://blog.daniel-baumann.ch/2010/06/20#20100620_debian-live-webbuilder">announced</a>
-that a <a href="http://live-helper.debian.net/">live-helper
+Daniel Baumann <a href="http://blog.daniel-baumann.ch/2010/06/20#20100620_debian-live-webbuilder">announced</a>
+that thanks to outstanding debian-live contributor Richard Nelson
+a <a href="http://live-helper.debian.net/">live-helper
 web-frontend of the Debian Live Project</a> is now available: it lets users get
-their own customized images without the need of having to install <a
+their own customised images without needing to install <a
 href="http://packages.qa.debian.org/live-helper">live-helper</a> and build
 them on their own.
 </p>
@@ -135,29 +135,30 @@
 <p>
 Torsten Werner published the <a
 href="http://twerner.blogspot.com/2010/06/results-from-debian-community-poll.html">results
-of his Debian community poll</a> (<a
+of his Debian community poll</a> (followed by a <a
 href="http://twerner.blogspot.com/2010/06/more-results-from-debian-community-poll.html">second
-part</a>) and thanks all participants. With over 80% answering to not
-contribute directly to Debian, that's the biggest survey of Debian's user base,
-giving hints on how Debian should deal with regard to its non-free section, 
-about the importance of the <a
+part</a>) and thanks all participants. With over 80% answering that they do not
+contribute directly to Debian, this is the biggest ever survey of Debian's user base,
+giving hints on how Debian should deal with its non-free section,
+its release policy, and
+the importance of the <a
 href="http://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines">Debian Free Software
-Guidelines</a> to its user base and its release policy.
+Guidelines</a> to its user base.
 </p>
 
 
 <a name="5"></a>
 <h2>FAI workshop 2010</h2>
 
-<p>Michael Prokop mentioned on his blog that there will be a <a
+<p>Michael Prokop mentioned on his blog that there will be an <a
 href="http://michael-prokop.at/blog/2010/06/22/fai-developer-workshop-2010/">FAI
 workshop at the Linuxhotel in Essen, Germany</a>. FAI stands for <q>Fully
 Automated Install</q> and is an important tool when dealing with large numbers
-of computers for example. As Michael writes: <q>As the name states the workshop
+of computers, for example. As Michael writes: <q>As the name states the workshop
 is targeted towards FAI developers. We &mdash; the FAI developers &mdash; want
-to get FAI into shape for squeeze, discuss pending issues like 
-Ubuntu packaging, release management and of course meet in real life for networking 
-and socializing.</q> Sounds like fun. 
+to get FAI into shape for squeeze, discuss pending issues like
+Ubuntu packaging, release management and of course meet in real life for networking
+and socialising.</q> Sounds like fun.
 </p>
 
 
@@ -168,9 +169,9 @@
 The Debian Project will be represented at the <a
 href="http://www.debian.org/News/2010/20100618">Libre Software Meeting /
 Rencontres Mondiales du Logiciel Libre (LSM/RMLL) event in Bordeaux, France,
-this year</a>. Debian related talks are organized, as well as a <a
-href="http://wiki.debian.org/BSP2010/Bordeaux">Bug Squashing Party (BSP)</a>:
-everyone interested in helping Debian is welcome at the BSP, there will be
+this year</a>. Debian related talks have been organised, as well as a <a
+href="http://wiki.debian.org/BSP2010/Bordeaux">Bug Squashing Party (BSP)</a>.
+Everyone interested in helping Debian is welcome at the BSP; there will be
 enough developers around to sponsor your NMUs.
 </p>
 
@@ -179,11 +180,11 @@
 <h2>Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 <q>Lenny</q> updated</h2>
 
 <p>
-<!-- NOTE:  The URL for the announcement might chance on a short notice! -->
+<!-- NOTE:  The URL for the announcement might change on short notice! -->
 The <a href="http://www.debian.org/News/2010/20100626">fifth update of
 Debian's stable distribution Debian GNU/Linux 5.0 (codename <q>lenny</q>)</a>
 has been released.  This update mainly adds corrections for security problems
-to the stable release, along with a few adjustment to serious problems.
+to the stable release, along with a few adjustments for serious problems.
 Further updates include the Linux kernel itself as well as the
 debian-installer.
 </p>
@@ -195,9 +196,9 @@
 <p>
 Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <a
 href="http://blog.schmehl.info/Debian/releasing-squeeze-24">announced</a> he
-started again to publish <a 
+has again started publishing <a
 href="http://blog.schmehl.info/Debian/rc-stats">statistics of the release
-critical bug reports in a weekly basis.</a>
+critical bug reports</a> on a weekly basis.
 </p>
 
 <p>
@@ -205,22 +206,22 @@
 href="http://www.cyrius.com/journal/debian/kirkwood/sheevaplug/esata-support">Debian
 support for eSATA SheevaPlug is now available</a>. He has updated the <a
 href="http://www.cyrius.com/debian/kirkwood/sheevaplug/install.html">install
-guide</a> accordingly and provided a trick to add eSATA support for already
+guide</a> accordingly and provided a trick to add eSATA support for an already
 running Debian eSATA SheevaPlug installed as a regular SheevaPlug.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 Debian Project Leader Stefano Zacchiroli, proposed some <a
-href="http://upsilon.cc/~zack/blog/posts/2010/06/debian_meeting_guidelines_RFC/">meeting
-guidelines inside the Debian Project</a>. His goal is to help organizers to
-provide prerequisite in a community-compatible way (announce before the
-meeting and minutes after are part of the process).
-</p>
-
-<p>
-FTP master Mark Hymers, announced that <a
+href="http://upsilon.cc/~zack/blog/posts/2010/06/debian_meeting_guidelines_RFC/">guidelines
+for meetings inside the Debian Project</a>. His goal is to help organisers to
+provide prerequisites in a community-compatible way, with a process
+that includes announcements before the meeting and minutes after.
+</p>
+
+<p>
+FTP master Mark Hymers announced that <a
 href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2010/06/msg00003.html">Etch
-has been moved to archive.debian.org</a>, according to the
+has been moved to archive.debian.org</a>, following the
 <a href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-announce/2010/msg00005.html">last Etch
 point release</a> published last month.
 </p>
@@ -233,7 +234,7 @@
 <p>
 GRUB maintainer Colin Watson gave a small <a
 href="http://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/ucgi/~cjwatson/blosxom/2010/06/21#2010-06-21-grub2-boot-problems">report
-on the status of the grub package</a> with regard of severa release issues.
+on the status of the grub package</a> with regard to several release issues.
 </p>
 
 <p>
@@ -241,15 +242,15 @@
 href="http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2010/06/msg00393.html">called for
 testing of initramfs-tools 0.97</a>, a tool used to create an inital ramdisk
 file to boot a system. The packages available should work on all Debian systems
-and should be checked on a wide variety of systems.
+and should be checked on a wide variety of platforms.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 Debian Project Leader Stefano Zacchiroli <a
 href="http://upsilon.cc/~zack/blog/posts/2010/06/Debian_consultancy_for_the_European_Framework_Programme/">reported</a>
-about his recent invitation to the European Commison.  In a joined session of
-academic and industrial research projects and EC commissioners Stefano helped
-summarizing best and worst practices on the interaction between research
+on his recent invitation to the European Commission.  In a joint session of
+academic and industrial research projects and EC commissioners, Stefano helped
+summarise best and worst practices in the interaction between research
 projects and FOSS communities.
 </p>
 
@@ -257,9 +258,9 @@
 <a name="9"></a>
 <h2>New Developers and Maintainers</h2>
 
-<p>3 applicants have been
+<p>Three applicants have been
 <a href="http://lists.debian.org/E1ORhRf-0002Fe-Fh@ries.debian.org">accepted</a>
-as Debian Maintainer since the previous issue of the Debian
+as Debian Maintainers since the previous issue of the Debian
 Project News.  Please welcome Carl Chenet, Mathias Behrle and Thomas Koch
 into our project!</p>
 
@@ -308,13 +309,13 @@
 others</a>):</p>
 
 <ul>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/awn-settings">awn-settings &mdash; A preferences manager for avant-window-navigator</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/awn-settings">awn-settings &mdash; preferences manager for avant-window-navigator</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/backfire-dkms">backfire-dkms &mdash; kernel module for signal benchmarking (DKMS)</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/baobab">baobab &mdash; GNOME disk usage analyzer</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/beid-mozilla-plugin">beid-mozilla-plugin &mdash; beID mozilla plugin</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/bluetile">bluetile &mdash; modern tiling window manager with a gentle learning curve</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/boolector">boolector &mdash; SMT solver for bit-vectors and arrays</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/bzr-grep">bzr-grep &mdash; Bazaar plugin to grep files and history</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/bzr-grep">bzr-grep &mdash; bazaar plugin to grep files and history</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/freerdp-x11">freerdp-x11 &mdash; RDP client for Windows Terminal Services</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/gnome-dictionary">gnome-dictionary &mdash; GNOME dictionary application</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/gnome-screenshot">gnome-screenshot &mdash; screenshot application for GNOME</a></li>
@@ -324,18 +325,18 @@
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/indicator-applet">indicator-applet &mdash; GNOME panel indicator applet</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/kprogress">kprogress &mdash; KDE login progress indicator</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/lekhonee-gnome">lekhonee-gnome &mdash; desktop client for wordpress blogs</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/logkeys">logkeys &mdash; a keylogger for GNU/Linux systems</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/minitube">minitube &mdash; Native YouTube client</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/opencc">opencc &mdash; simplified-traditional chinese conversion tool</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/partman-btrfs">partman-btrfs &mdash; Add to partman support for btrfs</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/logkeys">logkeys &mdash; keylogger for GNU/Linux systems</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/minitube">minitube &mdash; native YouTube client</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/opencc">opencc &mdash; simplified-traditional Chinese conversion tool</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/partman-btrfs">partman-btrfs &mdash; add to partman support for btrfs</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/phonefsod">phonefsod &mdash; SHR daemon for freesmartphone.org interaction</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/plasma-widget-networkmanagement">plasma-widget-networkmanagement &mdash; Network Management widget for KDE4 Plasma</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/plasma-widget-yawp-dbg">plasma-widget-yawp-dbg &mdash; Debugging symbols for yaWP and its Ions</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/sessioninstaller">sessioninstaller &mdash; APT based installer using PackgeKit's session DBus API</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/plasma-widget-yawp-dbg">plasma-widget-yawp-dbg &mdash; debugging symbols for yaWP and its Ions</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/sessioninstaller">sessioninstaller &mdash; APT based installer using PackageKit's session DBus API</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/sharand">sharand &mdash; generate cryptographically secure pseudo random file</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/shorewall-init">shorewall-init &mdash; Shorewall initialization</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/xen-hypervisor-4.0-amd64">xen-hypervisor-4.0-amd64 &mdash; The Xen Hypervisor on AMD64</a></li>
-<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/xen-hypervisor-4.0-i386">xen-hypervisor-4.0-i386 &mdash; The Xen Hypervisor on i386</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/xen-hypervisor-4.0-amd64">xen-hypervisor-4.0-amd64 &mdash; Xen Hypervisor on AMD64</a></li>
+<li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/xen-hypervisor-4.0-i386">xen-hypervisor-4.0-i386 &mdash; Xen Hypervisor on i386</a></li>
 <li><a href="http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/xul-ext-sync">xul-ext-sync &mdash; extension to sync bookmarks, passwords and other user data between devices</a></li>
 </ul>
 




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