wording in oo-about-these-files.odt

Bug #90750 reported by bgruber on 2007-03-09
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
example-content (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: example-content

"The former South African president Nelson Mandela explains the concept of 'ubuntu'" sounds like it's saying that Nelson Mandela is no longer South African. Also 'president' is being used as a title and should probably be capitalized.

How about:
"Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela explains the concept of 'ubuntu'."
"Nelson Mandela, former President of South Africa, explains the concept of 'ubuntu'."
or even just getting rid of the the leading 'the' helps:
"Former South African President Nelson Mandela explains the concept of 'ubuntu'."
though that looks funny because the sentence starts with 6 consecutive capitalized words. Okay, now I'm nitpicking.

If I can add another error here instead of opening a new bug:

The last sentence of the first paragraph is "Simply click on a file's icon or thumbnail to open it for viewing or editing in it's default application." That should be "Simply click on a file's icon or thumbnail to open it for viewing or editing in its default application.", as it's is short for "it is" not its.

I opened a new bug for your second issue ("it's" to "its") which you raised in your comments so we can separate out the issues correctly. You can see it here: https://launchpad.net/bugs/223393

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2008-09-25
Changed in example-content:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
status: New → Confirmed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package example-content - 34

example-content (34) intrepid; urgency=low

  [ Jonathan Riddell ]
  * Add kubuntu-leaflet.jpg source as kubuntu-leaflet.svg (not installed)
    and update flyer text

  [ Daniel Holbach ]
  * Ubuntu_Free_Culture_Showcase: renamed directory from
    UbuntuFreeCultureShowcase. (LP: #280030)
  * oo-about-these-files.odt:
    - updated gimp-ubuntu-splash.xcf screenshot.
    - removed reference to Ubuntu Sax.ogg - mention Ubuntu Free Culture
      Showcase instead. (LP: #200163) (LP: #90750)
  * oo-presenting-ubuntu.odp: updated by 'Clemens'. (LP: #200163)
  * oo-derivatives.doc: updated text about Ubuntu Educational Edition.
  * kubuntu-leaflet.jpg, debian/install: converted from .png to .jpg to save

 -- Daniel Holbach <email address hidden> Thu, 16 Oct 2008 08:13:40 +0200

Changed in example-content:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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