cvs commit: www/en about.sgml

Daniel Gerzo gerzo at
Wed Nov 8 19:38:15 UTC 2006

Hello Sirs,

Wednesday, November 8, 2006, 10:36:11 AM, was written:

> On Wed, 8 Nov 2006 10:11:06 +0100
> Marc Fonvieille <blackend at> wrote:

>> On Tue, Nov 07, 2006 at 08:33:30PM +0100, Daniel Gerzo wrote:
>> [...]
>> > 
>> > Personally, I don't consider this as a real whitespace change. Since I
>> > was touching this (and the only) line, where I have also edited its
>> > content, I have also added a space after a full stop as FDP tells us.
>> > I just wanted to fix two issues at one shot.
>> >
>> > Yes, about.sgml has many of "those" issues, but they should be fixed
>> > and since I'm not going to do it at once, I prefer them to get fixed
>> > step by step :-)
>> > 
>> To know what is the concensus on this subject, please consult the CVS
>> repo and freebsd-doc archives and check if we used to:
>> - fix the full-stop thing;
>> - mix whitespace and content commits (cause as I said in my previous
>>   mail I'm talking about some recent commits mixing both whitespace and
>>   content changes and not only this one).

> Yea, commits made to just mark up tags are bogus and time wasting.

> And I need to apologize for this stuff, I only glanced at Daniel's
> diffs.  In honesty, I was paying more attention to my POSIX stuff
> and the elections ending in an unbalanced and unfair aftermath.

> Note, I'm only apologizing for the mixed content/whitespace.

I have to say that the original diff approved by my mentors didn't
include the whitespace fix (I have noticed it right before committing
it) and _I_ alone decided to commit it with the "full stop" fix.

Anyway, I still think that this is not a real problem and I use to
commit whitespace fixes separately to content changes. I don't
consider this commit as a real whitespace and content change - It's on
the same line and translators are easily able to find out what has
been changed.

> Note again, I'm not trying to pick a fight with you.

Best regards,
 Daniel                            mailto:gerzo at

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