[sbe-discussion] Re: A very small typo
oscar at iam.unibe.ch
Wed Oct 24 12:11:37 MEST 2007
Yes, it was just a silly joke.
We are inconsistent in the captions and it should be fixed. The
problem is that some of us (like me) prefer minimal captions, whereas
others prefer long captions that are full sentences. We should
probably settle on a standard style.
I will add it to our to-do list.
On Oct 24, 2007, at 12:01, Martial Boniou wrote:
> I guess there's a misunderstanding here. What serge means is that
> is an inconsistency in the document; in the body, every sentence ends
> with a period but in the caption (figures, methods code, ....), some
> sentences are written like this:
> "this is a great code"
> "This is a great code"
> "this is a great code."
> "This is a great code."
> So sometimes, there's a period, sometimes not. Sometimes, there's a
> capital letter, sometimes not. Thus, it looks like there is not a
> convention for typo. And it's the same thing for footnotes.
> Oscar Nierstrasz a écrit :
> | Ah well, as you know, in Squeak a dot is a statement separator,
> not a
> | terminator, so you can leave it off at the end.
> | ;-)
> | Oscar
> | On Oct 23, 2007, at 10:04, Serge Stinckwich wrote:
> | > Sometimes in method caption (and also in figure caption), there
> is a
> | > dot at the end of the sentence, sometimes not ...
> | >
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