[Maxima] Maxima Russian mail list and site
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Sun May 20 10:13:16 CDT 2007
On 5/20/07, Vadim V. Zhytnikov <vvzhy at mail.ru> wrote:
> Working on Russian translation we came across
> some language problem and I hope you can shed
> light on it. Throughout the manual we have many
> sections entitled
> Introduction to xxx
> Definitions for xxx
> where xxx either package or some math
> topic like Limits or Equations.
> "Introduction to xxx" sounds perfectly OK.
> But it seems to me that "Definition for xxx" is not
> quite adequate name for such kind of sections.
> When I say "Definition" I mean something rigorous
> like mathematical definition or theorem or maybe
> strictly described algorithm of the program.
> You hardly can find such information here.
> In my opinion heading like "Functions and Variables for xxx"
> would be more adequate.
Agreed 100%. I've always thought the "Definitions for foo"
is clumsy. I think those sections should be renamed in
all languages. "Functions and Variables for foo" is OK by me.
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