[PATCH] Modifications on author texts in About dialog
pynm0001 at comcast.net
Fri Jun 24 03:54:32 BST 2005
On Thursday 23 June 2005 10:54, Bram Schoenmakers wrote:
> Which looks rather silly. The attached patch will make it display the text
> "Please use bramschoenmakers at kde.nl to report bugs." in this situation.
Wouldn't "Please email foo at bar to report bugs." be better, or even "Please
report bugs to foo at bar." ?
The 'use' in "Please use bram..." is not generally used to indicate
interaction with a person (except possibly in a derogatory manner). At
least, that seems to be how it is for American English.
- Michael Pyne
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