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

From: Christian Brueffer <brueffer_at_FreeBSD.org>
Date: Thu, 31 Aug 2006 18:19:44 +0200
On Thu, Aug 31, 2006 at 05:56:11PM +0200, Daniel Gerzo wrote:
> 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
> :-)
> 

That format is perfectly valid.

- Christian

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