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SubjectRe: [PATCH] More pedantry.
On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 04:58:45PM -0400, 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.

Yes, but the subject of the sentence is 'none'. Thus the verb should be
in singular: None of them *is* visible.

But perhaps my version of english is different from yours. I learned
mine from textbooks.

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Vojtech Pavlik
SuSE Labs
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