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bug #40804: locate.1: Some formatting changes in the manual

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Submitted on:  Wed 04 Dec 2013 03:27:59 PM UTC  
 
Category: documentationSeverity: 2 - Minor
Item Group: NoneStatus: Wont Fix
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: James Youngman <jay>
Originator Name: Originator Email: -unavailable-
Open/Closed: ClosedRelease: 4.5.12
Fixed Release: None

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Tue 14 Jan 2014 11:58:34 PM UTC, comment #1:

As discussed on the list already, the \- change is not one I think we should do. I don't think that other troff variants are necessarily going to support \[en] or \(en.

The changes I would have liked to apply would be the spacing changes, the \& change and the typo fix. But I won't apply a patch from an unidentified contributor.

Given this, I'm marking the bug as "Wont Fix" since this most closely reflects what's happened.

I'll treat this anonymous bug report as a report of the typo. Thanks for letting me know. I've fixed the typo.

James Youngman <jay>
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Wed 04 Dec 2013 03:27:59 PM UTC, original submission:

Changes:

\- in the name of an option changed to - (hyphen)

Space between sentences is two word spaces. Better is to start each
sentence on a new line as the file contains formatting commands

Word "ouptut" changed to 'output'

A full stop (.). that begins or ends a string, protected with \&

\- changed to \[en] if it means a range (dash)

- changed to \- if it means an option

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file #29785:  locate.1.diff.gz added by None (1kB - application/gzip)

 

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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Tue 14 Jan 2014 11:58:34 PM UTCjaySeverity3 - Normal=>2 - Minor
      StatusNone=>Wont Fix
      Assigned toNone=>jay
      Open/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Wed 04 Dec 2013 03:28:00 PM UTCNoneAttached File-=>Added locate.1.diff.gz, #29785

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