Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#11501 closed (fixed)

Punctuation error

Reported by: pzero Owned by: nobody
Component: Documentation Version: 1.0
Severity: Keywords: punctuation
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:

Description

Tutorial Page 2:

The Django admin is powered by Django itself, and its interfaces use Django's own template system. (How meta!)

Should be:

The Django admin is powered by Django itself, and its interfaces use Django's own template system—how meta!

The em dash (—), or m dash, m-rule, etc., often demarcates a parenthetical thought—like this one—or some similar interpolation. Parentheses can be used, however it would be rare. If parentheses are applied correctly to the offending statement, it should look like this;

The Django admin is powered by Django itself, and its interfaces use Django's own template system (how meta!)

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11501.diff (566 bytes) - added by Tim Graham 7 years ago.

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Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by pzero

Keywords: punctuation added; grammar removed
Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset
Summary: Grammatical errorPunctuation error

comment:2 Changed 7 years ago by anonymous

Component: UncategorizedDocumentation

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by Alex Gaynor

Triage Stage: UnreviewedAccepted

Changed 7 years ago by Tim Graham

Attachment: 11501.diff added

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by Tim Graham

Has patch: set
Triage Stage: AcceptedReady for checkin

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [12191]) Fixed #11501 -- Removed 'How meta' from tutorial 2 to appease the grammar nazis

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