Windows line 1246, this has — instead of —

Bug #493331 reported by AJenbo on 2009-12-06
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu)
Low
Connor Imes

Bug Description

Binary package hint: ubuntu-docs

The three menus at the top left of the screen &mdash;<guimenu>Applications</guimenu>, <guimenu>Places</guimenu>, and <guimenu>System</guimenu>&mdash; contain most of the same things as the Start menu in Windows.

should be changed to:

The three menus at the top left of the screen —<guimenu>Applications</guimenu>, <guimenu>Places</guimenu>, and <guimenu>System</guimenu>— contain most of the same things as the Start menu in Windows.

Connor Imes (ckimes) on 2009-12-13
Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Connor Imes (ckimes) wrote :

Thanks for your report AJenbo, I fixed this in the Lucid dev branch. It appeared in both the 'windows' and 'switching' sections.

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Connor Imes (rocket2dmn)
status: New → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-docs - 10.04.1

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ubuntu-docs (10.04.1) lucid; urgency=low

  * First upload for lucid
  * General:
    - Refresh pot files
    - Changed 'Text Editor' to 'gedit Text Editor' LP: #442417 (Connor Imes)
  * Advanced-topics:
    - Added link in advanced-topics to a description about Users and Groups in
      Debian systems. LP: #145055 (Connor Imes)
  * Hardware:
    - Added mention of ext4 to hardware.xml and changed the mentioning of the
      default filesystem in Ubuntu from ext3 to ext4 LP #449667 (Connor Imes)
    - Removed subsection in hardware about quirk-checker script - link was
      broken, script is outdated LP: #461158 (Connor Imes)
  * Keeping-safe:
    - Updating instructions for automatic login for new GDM LP: #442676
     (Dean Sas)
    - String adjustment (period inside of a quote tag), Scott Shields,
      LP: #496885
  * Internet:
    - Changes remaining mention of flashplugin-nonfree to flashplugin-installer
      in web-apps.xml LP: #444546 (Connor Imes)
    - Change some <guimenu> tags to <guimenuitem> tags in web-apps.xml to show
      arrows in HTML documentation instead of + signs LP: #453512 (Connor Imes)
    - Removed reference to network-manager radio buttons, as radio buttons
      aren't used in this version of NM for wired networks (Jim Campbell)
    - Aligned similar strings in 'internet' section to benefit translators;
      some small adjustments. LP: #460360 (Connor Imes)
  * Musicvideophotos:
    - Fixed apturl for mtp-tools package in music.xml LP #452262 (Connor Imes)
    - Improve ipod section, patch by Michael Fitzhugh. LP: #370085
  * Printing:
    - Updated printer setup directions in printing section LP: #435510
      (Connor Imes)
    - Fix scanning typo. Patch by Shane Fagan LP: #447250
  * Programming:
    - Removed entire programming section LP: #414035 (Connor Imes)
  * Serverguide:
    - Adjusted wording in serverguide package-management file to more
      clearly describe apticron. LP: #473280 (Connor Imes)
    - Updated LDAP section for changes to the Jaunty package.
      Fixes LP: #475492, LP: #459403, LP: #463684 (Adam Sommer)
    - In OpenSSH section, .ssh/authorized_keys permissions should be
      600, not 644 LP: #491159 (Connor Imes)
    - Replaced description of ebox Log Observer in serverguide with a real
      description of the event's purpose LP: #405926 (Connor Imes)
    - Fixed IP example in serverguide's postfix configuration section
      LP: #495202 (Connor Imes)
    - Include 'auto eth1' in interfaces file for static IP configuration
      LP: #441802 (Connor Imes)
    - Fix for disabling Control-Alt-Delete in serverguide. Scott Shields,
      LP: #496465
    - Typo fix, Scott Shields, LP: #497867
    - PostgreSQL setup fix for config file pg_hba.conf, Scott Shields,
      LP: #492286
    - Misc fixes in windows-networking section. Vikram Dhillon, LP: #462607
    - Changes to RAID installation section LP: #428036, LP: #462719
      (Connor Imes)
    - Fixes and adjustments to web-servers LP: #462621 (Connor Imes)
  * Switching:
    - Replaced Pidgin with Empathy in applications-equivalents
      LP: #490980 (Connor Ime...

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Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
AJenbo (ajenbo) wrote :

You incorectly replaced &mdash; with - instead of —

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Released → Confirmed
Connor Imes (ckimes) wrote :

AJenbo, nowhere else in the docs do we use em-dashes (or an en-dash for that matter). A simple hyphen works fine as it is available on a standard keyboard.

Changed in ubuntu-docs (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
AJenbo (ajenbo) wrote :

Ok, a little odd that it was used in the first place, but I don't know English, or remember the role of the different charector, well enoug to insist on it any way :)

AJenbo (ajenbo) wrote :

It's being used again here, and with the same issue.

Ubuntu is now being upgraded to version 10.04. This release is a long term support release, culminating two significant years of work. It will be supported for three years &mdash; until April, 2013.

Connor Imes (ckimes) wrote :

ubiquity-slideshow-ubuntu is a different package, not part of ubuntu-docs. In this case, just don't translate that part of the string. As far as I know, it's not invalid to use an em-dash.

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