cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/preface
manolis at FreeBSD.org
Mon Nov 17 13:32:43 PST 2008
Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
> On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 13:45:56 +0200, Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at otenet.gr> wrote:
>> Gabor PALI wrote:
>>> I am thinking of a &dtrace; entity that resolves to the text "DTrace",
>>> as in case of &sun; or &solaris;. It would help to eliminate these
>>> spelling mistakes, that is why it popped to my mind. It is just a
>>> suggestion, though.
>> Not sure if there is a policy somewhere for this stuff. We don't seem to
>> have many entities of this type, xorg comes to mind but a quick look at
>> freebsd.ent does not reveal much else that resembles it.
> When there are special rules of capitalization, it's a bit easier to
> type &dtrace; than spend a bit of time to grep through the docs to look
> for ``established tradition''.
Guess capitalization was a good reason for the Xorg entity then...
> I would probably prefer something like a
> &dtrace; entity.
> If it is a registered symbol or a trademark of Sun, it may even make
> sense to add it to `doc/share/trademarks.ent' to take advantage of the
> DSSSL-magic that add a (TM) marker to the first instance of the
> "DTrace™" string.
Doesn't seem to be a (TM). It is not listed in any of the trademark
pages I found:
So I guess pgj could go ahead with his original plan ;)
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