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[Bug 584964] Re: P.9: Comma needed before "called GNOME"


You may understand it perfectly well, but to some readers it's
ambiguous. Adding the comma also helps it to be parsed correctly by
machine translators, used by readers who do not have a version of the
manual in their native language.

Unless the meaning is:
There are several popular DEs called GNOME; Ubuntu uses one of them
rather than
Ubuntu uses a popular DE; it's called GNOME
adding that comma has more pros than cons.

P.9: Comma needed before "called GNOME"
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Status in Ubuntu Manual: Invalid

Bug description:
Rev. 788
Prologue: What is Linux? section (p.9, PDF p.11)
Type: grammar

Final sentence needs a comma:
"and uses one of the more popular graphical desktop environments[,] called GNOME."
Without it the sentence suggests that there are several desktop environments called GNOME; ignoring versions, there's only one, isn't there?