On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 04:02:22PM +0200, Lorenzo Quatrini wrote: > William L. Maltby ha scritto: > >From "man badblocks": > > > > -n Use non-destructive read-write mode. By default only a non- > > destructive read-only test is done. This option must not be > > combined with the -w option, as they are mutually exclusive. > > > > Note the phrase beginning with "By default only...". I'll admit it could > > be more clearly stated. > > > The Italian translation of the man page is outdated... I guess I sould stick > with the original version of man pages, or at least remember to check them. > Consider filing a bug -- One goal for the user community is to turn the old phrase RTFM to be "Read The Fine Manual".... in contrast to the historic profanity. You can file it against either the English, the Italian translation or both. As an alternative you can post a difference file to a list like this for discussion and ask ONE person to help you file the bug. Translations are commonly not done by the maintainer so a bug can be the best path. If you need help with the mechanics of filing a bug ask... -- T o m M i t c h e l l Got a great hat... now what.