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Re: How to react on a factually wrong Debian wiki change ?




On Fri 28 Sep 2018 at 19:10:40 +0100, Brian wrote:

> On Fri 28 Sep 2018 at 15:59:26 +0000, Curt wrote:
> 
> > On 2018-09-28, Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > Curt wrote:
> > >> > It's been reverted but as the formulation is a little awkward it's too
> > >> > bad we didn't take this opportunity to unawkwardate it.
> > >
> > > Jonathan Dowland wrote:
> > >> I opted to restore the text exactly as it was (a pure revert) rather
> > >> than improve upon it, although I'm not really sure why I rationalised
> > >> that.
> > >
> > > So how should the statement be improved ?
> > 
> > "should better not be used" is a bit twisted.
> > 
> > You could say:
> > 
> >  It is preferable not to use wodim for DVD or BD media.
> > 
> > Or:
> >  
> >  It's better to avoid using wodim when burning to DVD or BD media.
> > 
> > Or:
> > 
> >  Wodim has proved less reliable when used with DVD or BD media and is
> >  best avoided when burning to those media.
> 
> The last statement is good and the one I'd be inclined to go with, maybe
> qualifying "less" with "much".

See what you think on the wiki.

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