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From David Van Couvering <da...@vancouvering.com>
Subject Re: [jira] Commented: (DERBY-296) Document
Date Thu, 19 May 2005 00:00:50 GMT
I would agree...  I think the right thing to do would be to fix the code.


Jean T. Anderson (JIRA) wrote:

>      [ http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-296?page=comments#action_65717 ]
> Jean T. Anderson commented on DERBY-296:
> ----------------------------------------
> Regarding this:
>>During my work, I discovered that many of the messages could use some spellchecking,

>>grammar checking, etc. Rather than document them this way, I corrected them. At some

>>point a separate JIRA issue should be made, and someone should undertake the task
>>fixing the actual message strings to reflect the correct grammar, spelling, punctuation,

>>etc. used in this document.
> I'm concerned users might be confused if the error message an application spits out does
not exactly match the error message string documented in the Reference Manual. 
> I think this work shouldn't be committed until doc matches code (whether it involves
changing the messages in this patch or modifying the code to match these).
>>         Key: DERBY-296
>>         URL: http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-296
>>     Project: Derby
>>        Type: Task
>>  Components: Documentation
>> Environment: all
>>    Reporter: Jeff Levitt
>>    Assignee: Jeff Levitt
>>    Priority: Minor
>> Attachments: derby296.zip
>>I've spent some time compiling a list of error messages for Derby, to expand on the
error messages section currently in the Reference Manual.  I am about ready to submit a candidate
patch, and I am opening up a JIRA issue to contain it.

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