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Old 07-14-2008, 12:23 PM
LI Daobing
 
Default Bug#490805: ITP: txtreader -- text reader, mainly used for reading text originally novels

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: LI Daobing <lidaobing@gmail.com>

* Package name : txtreader
Version : 0.4.4
Upstream Author : lishao378@sohu.com
* URL : http://www.minisrc.com/?q=taxonomy/term/2
* License : GPL
Programming Lang: C++
Description : text viewer, mainly used for reading text originally novels

It's a general txt viewer. And it's designed for reading novels.

Features
* automatic remember the place before you closed.
* support full screen
* support hide reader to tray with Esc
* support move with arrow key
* support bookmark
* support codec selecting

-- System Information:
Debian Release: lenny/sid
APT prefers unstable
APT policy: (500, 'unstable')
Architecture: i386 (i686)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-1-686 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash



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Old 07-19-2008, 01:16 AM
Ben Finney
 
Default Bug#490805: ITP: txtreader -- text reader, mainly used for reading text originally novels

Drake Wilson <drake@begriffli.ch> writes:

> Quoth Chris Bannister <mockingbird@earthlight.co.nz>, on 2008-07-19 00:44:04 +1200:
> > On Mon, Jul 14, 2008 at 08:23:27PM +0800, LI Daobing wrote:
> > > Description : text viewer, mainly used for reading text originally novels
> >
> > Do you mean:
> >
> > Description : text viewer, mainly used for reading text of original novels
>
> I would more expect "text viewer, originally used for reading novels".

I would parse the text from LI Daobing as:

Description: text viewer, mainly used for reading text that was originally the text of novels

and would refine it as:

Description: text viewer for reading novels

> "text viewer, mainly used for reading text" seems fairly redundant to me.

Agreed.

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