[Pkg-samba-maint] [RFR] cifs-utils package description

Justin B Rye jbr at edlug.org.uk
Mon Mar 1 22:28:21 UTC 2010

Christian PERRIER wrote:
> After Justin's corrections (and a few corrections from Steve), here's
> the new control file for cifs-utils.
> I have a doubt about "over the SMB procotol"....

Factual or stylistic?  It all looks fine to me.  Oh, except maybe:

> Package: cifs-utils
> Description: utilities for CIFS file systems
>  "Common Internet File System" provides support for file sharing over
I'd have thought it wanted a "The" at the start (just as I would
expand HFS as "_the_ Hierarchical File System", etc.), but maybe
that's only because I don't regularly talk about this file system.

>  the SMB protocol, and can give cross-platform access to network
>  shares from Windows and Unix-like systems (including Mac OS X and
>  Linux).
JBR	with qualifications in linguistics, experience as a Debian
	sysadmin, and probably no clue about this particular package

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