Re[2]: [src] cvs commit: src/release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common new.sgml

From: Daniel Gerzo <danger_at_FreeBSD.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 17:56:11 +0200
Hello Bruce,

Thursday, August 31, 2006, 5:50:00 PM, you wrote:

> If memory serves me right, Daniel Gerzo wrote:
>> Hello Bruce,
>> 
>> Thursday, August 31, 2006, 4:54:06 PM, you wrote:
>> 
>>> bmah        2006-08-31 14:53:57 UTC
>> 
>>>   FreeBSD src repository
>> 
>>>   Modified files:        (Branch: RELENG_5)
>>>     release/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/relnotes/common new.sgml 
>> 
>>> +    <para><application>netcat</application> has been updated from the
>>> +      version in a 4 February 2005 OpenBSD snapshot to the version
>>> +      included in OpenBSD 3.9.</para>
>>> +
>> 
>> Maybe it should be better to write it like:
>> 
>> netcat has been updated from the version included in OpenBSD snapshot
>> as of February 4th 2005 to the version included in OpenBSD 3.9. ?

> Hey Daniel--

> I think that what I wrote is grammatically correct, in that "4 February
> 2005" modifies "OpenBSD snapshot".  I don't have any objections if you
> want to change it, although in your text you should probably do s/in
> OpenBSD snapshot/in an OpenBSD snapshot/.  Also I personally don't write
> dates as "February 4th 2005" but I'm probably not the right person to
> wave the consistency banner either.  :-)

I would say that writing 4 February 2006 is not really correct anyway
:-)

> I'll think about it some more when I'm next in the file (if you haven't
> already changed it, that is).  (This text now exists on HEAD, RELENG_6,
> and RELENG_5.)

Nope, I'm not going to change this unless somebody will point out that
it has some grammar problems, since that would require to bother my
mentors who have other diffs to review now :-)

> Thanks!

> Bruce.

-- 
Best regards,
 Daniel                            mailto:danger_at_FreeBSD.org
Received on Thu Aug 31 2006 - 15:56:58 UTC