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SubjectRe: 2.4.22-pre lockups (now decoded oops for pre10)
On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 13:29:49 -0700
Mike Fedyk <mfedyk@matchmail.com> wrote:

> > I'd say "two things differ", without trailing "s". I am not even sure if
> > "bitmaps" shouldn't be singular "bitmap" instead.
>
> "bitmaps" with your changes would be correct.
>
> Though, just turn "bitmaps" into "bitmap" and it should be fine. I can't
> really think of a phrase specific enough for the error message without
> adding enough text to make it two lines, which wouldn't be good.
>
> "Comparing bitmaps.. vpf-10640: The on-disk and the correct bitmap differs"

Hm, but:

"a and b differ"
"a differs from b"

or not?

Alternatives:

"a and b are different"

But if you use "are" here, you cannot use "differs" above, right?

Regards,
Stephan
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