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[bug #44086] Error message for "halt" is linguistically incorrect

From: Arthur A. Gleckler
Subject: [bug #44086] Error message for "halt" is linguistically incorrect
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2020 00:03:58 -0400 (EDT)
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Follow-up Comment #7, bug #44086 (project mit-scheme):

Guillermo Rozas, the originator of "Moriturus te saluto," has asked me
to post this message because his Savannah account is gone and he
hasn't been able to reactivate it:

> Hello.  This is Guillermo Rozas, the person who originally wrote
> 'Morituri te saluto'.
> Please note that there is an alternate form of 'Murituri te
> salutant', namely 'Morituri te salutamus'.
> See, for example,
> https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/morituri%20te%20salutamus
> and
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ave_Imperator,_morituri_te_salutant
> Now, I don't claim to be a Latin scholar, having taken only one year
> of Latin in 1977-1978, but it would seem that as the alternate form
> is 1st person plural, the singular 1st person version of 'salutamus'
> would be 'saluto' and hence what I chose at a time when my Latin,
> although rusty, was far less rusty than now.
> I knew of both forms, and chose the 1st person form on purpose, as
> it seemed more direct.
> But my Latin may have been wrong then.


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