Repeat in a sentence

Bug #1409172 reported by themusicgod1
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
One Hundred Papercuts
anarchism (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Section C.4.3 reads:

"This can be seen from the fact that mainstream economics has, for most of its history, effectively ignored the fact of oligopoly for most of its history."

One of two things could be said about this sentence

1) It means for most of the history of mainstream economics, it ignores the fact that throughout most of its history, oligopoly was present
2) It means for most of the history of mainstream economics, it ignores the extant of oligopoly

This seems to be close enough that the sentence both fails to distinguish between the two, and is unnecessarily complex.

Included: suggested patch to remedy.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
Package: anarchism 14.0-3
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.16.0-28.38-generic 3.16.7-ckt1
Uname: Linux 3.16.0-28-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.15.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Fri Jan 9 19:24:31 2015

EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-07-09 (184 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Alpha amd64 (20140708)
PackageArchitecture: all
SourcePackage: anarchism
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

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themusicgod1 (themusicgod1) wrote :
Revision history for this message
Hans Joachim Desserud (hjd) wrote :

Confirmed in anarchism 14.0-3 on Ubuntu Vivid.

Changed in anarchism (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: patch string-fix
Changed in anarchism (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
Revision history for this message
Alberto Salvia Novella (es20490446e) wrote :

> traditional economy theory . . . offers very little indeed by way
> of explanation of oligopolistic behaviour.

Traditional economy says oligopolistic behaviour is gone when there doesn't exist artificial entry barriers to the market, which are:
- Intellectual property.
- Tax reduction when larger volume of production.
- Tax evasion to tax havens.
- Lock-ins.
- State grants.

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