cvs commit: www/en about.sgml
ceri at submonkey.net
Tue Nov 7 19:35:39 UTC 2006
On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 08:25:07PM +0100, G?bor K?vesd?n wrote:
> Ceri Davies wrote:
> >On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 04:54:31PM +0000, Daniel Gerzo wrote:
> >>danger 2006-11-07 16:54:31 UTC
> >> FreeBSD doc repository
> >> Modified files:
> >> en about.sgml
> >> Log:
> >> - improve grammar
> >>| @@ -54,7 +54,7 @@
> >>| including CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, floppy disk, magnetic
> >>| an MS-DOS® partition, or if you have a network
> >>| connection, you can install it <i>directly</i> over
> >>| - anonymous FTP or NFS. All you need is
> >>| + anonymous FTP or NFS. All you need are
> >>| <a
> >>| directions</a>.</p>
> >This change isn't correct - "these directions" is the object of this
> >sentence and the verb "is" should agree with the subject "all you need",
> >which is singular.
> We tried to find that out on #bsddocs, and the opinions showed that this
> was not correct:
Those people are wrong :)
> Maybe Erwin's "workaround" version is the best.
I think it's ok as it was.
> >See sections 5.23 and 5.24 of the CMS.
> Sorry, don't know what CMS means?
The Chicago Manual of Style. It's the standard FDP text on style.
That must be wonderful! I don't understand it at all.
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