contributing/web_pages/news/qoth_next: Miscellaneous clean-up.
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@@ -13,10 +13,8 @@ Will be set by tschwinge when publishing.
 [[!meta date="YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM UTC"]]
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-<!-- This is just a skeleton.  Use it to create a new QotH.  -->
-
-A quarter of the Hurd, Q3/Q4 of 2012: *pthreads*, *installation CDs*,
-*hardware* and *porting*.
+Two quarters of the Hurd, Q3 and Q4 of 2012: *libpthread conversion*,
+*installation CDs*, *hardware compatibility*, *porting*.
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@@ -53,7 +51,7 @@ Also Samuel Thibault
 [provided](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-12/msg00052.html)
 new [installation
 CDs](http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/hurd-i386/installer/cdimage/current)
-and a new [qemu image](http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/hurd-i386/).
+and a new [QEMU image](http://people.debian.org/~sthibault/hurd-i386/).
 Additionally to using pthreads, these now offer keyboard layout configuration.
 
 In [[glibc]],
@@ -75,21 +73,21 @@ Samuel Thibault improved [network card
 detection](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/07/msg00011.html)
 on busses other than 0 and 2.
 
-And several people ported and fixed packages, further increasing the number of
-debian packages which work on the Hurd: *Svante Signell* ported
+Several people ported and fixed packages, further increasing the number of
+[[hurd/running/Debian]] packages that work on the Hurd: *Svante Signell* ported
 [mlocate-0.25](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/07/msg00015.html),
 [gnat-gps](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/07/msg00011.html),
 [libpst](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00039.html),
 [libetpan](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00046.html),
 [spl](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00004.html),
 [dovecot](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00007.html),
-[xplc](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00054.html) and
+[xplc](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00054.html),
 [parrot](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00056.html),
 [x86info](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00008.html),
 [atlas](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00009.html),
-[rrdtool](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00011.html) and
-[gdb](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00018.html).  Also he
-fixed [yodl](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00030.html), fixed
+[rrdtool](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00011.html),
+[gdb](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/09/msg00018.html),
+[yodl](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/08/msg00030.html), and fixed
 [ntpdate](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/12/msg00002.html) to work
 again and
 [improved](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-11/msg00062.html)
@@ -102,13 +100,13 @@ stdout](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-10/msg00046.html),
 [ulimit](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-11/msg00034.html),
 [glibc](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-11/msg00029.html) which
 among others improve POSIX conformance, making it easier to write programs
-which work on the Hurd and GNU/Linux.  And he made the test pass for [FIFO
+which work on GNU/Hurd and GNU/Linux.  And he made the test pass for [FIFO
 sockets](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-09/msg00053.html) with
 mknod and
 [added](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-09/msg00005.html) a
-size parameter to tmpfs for easier usage in scripts and a [version suffix
+size parameter to [[hurd/translator/tmpfs]] and a [version suffix
 option](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-10/msg00009.html) for
-gnumach configure.  *Cyril Roelandt* fixed a
+GNU Mach's configure script.  *Cyril Roelandt* fixed a
 [ps](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-12/msg00012.html) bug, a
 documentation typo [in
 ps](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-10/msg00032.html) and a
@@ -119,7 +117,7 @@ procfs](http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/bug-hurd/2012-10/msg00025.html).
 compilation error with older GCC versions due to duplicate type definition.
 *Ole Streicher* fixed a bug in the Makefile of ftools-fv which was
 [exposed](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/10/msg00059.html) by testing
-on Hurd.  And *Samuel Thibault*
+on Hurd.  *Samuel Thibault*
 [removed](http://lists.debian.org/debian-hurd/2012/12/msg00005.html) the
 out-of-date floppy-warnings in the debian installer.
 
@@ -142,6 +140,4 @@ define interfaces for implementing in a distributed multi-server fashion the
 services a traditional operating system kernel provides.  [[More
 detailed|microkernel/mach/gnumach]].
 
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