lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2001]   [Jul]   [12]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: [PATCH] More pedantry.
    On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Mike Harrold wrote:

    > >
    > > > - * None of the E1AP-E3AP erratas are visible to the user.
    > > > + * None of the E1AP-E3AP errata are visible to the user.
    > >
    > > If you want real pedantry, I think you mean:
    > >
    > > > + * None of the E1AP-E3AP errata is visible to the user.
    > >
    > > ('none' is singular - read 'not one')
    > >
    > > ... several times within this patch.
    >
    > No, he was right the first time. Errata is plural. Erratum is the
    > singular.

    Except for the fact that "none" is the subject of "be", not "errata" and
    that "none" is singular as far as verbs are concerned.

    William Astle
    finger lost@l-w.net for further information

    Geek Code V3.12: GCS/M/S d- s+:+ !a C++ UL++++$ P++ L+++ !E W++ !N w--- !O
    !M PS PE V-- Y+ PGP t+@ 5++ X !R tv+@ b+++@ !DI D? G e++ h+ y?

    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
    More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 12:57    [W:0.023 / U:60.676 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site