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On Tue, 2004-08-17 at 10:30, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-08-17 at 04:10, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > Hi there guys,
> > I've been pondering on posting about this for a long time but I guess
> > I'll just go and say it. I've been reading the lkml for about a year now
> > and, I don't know how important it is to you, but I think that typos in
> > the comments in the kernel sources really annoy those who really read
> > them in order to understand what's going on. Well, I'm one of them, and,
> > since the typos are really a lot, I thought that maybe fixing them would
> > be a good idea.
> > Here's a patch. Please, tell me if you don't want such noise on the list
> > but I think that, although not crucial, somewhat correct english in the
> > comments would be better, or?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Boris
> >
> >
>
> --- foo.orig 2004-08-17 04:27:55.000000000 -0400
> +++ foo.fixed 2004-08-17 04:29:27.000000000 -0400
> @@ -44,11 +44,11 @@
> and, I don't know how important it is to you, but I think that typos in
> the comments in the kernel sources really annoy those who really read
> them in order to understand what's going on. Well, I'm one of them, and,
> -since the typos are really a lot, I thought that maybe fixing them would
> +since there are really a lot of typos, I thought that maybe fixing them would
> be a good idea.
> -Here's a patch. Please, tell me if you don't want such noise on the list
> -but I think that, although not crucial, somewhat correct english in the
> -comments would be better, or?
> +Here's a patch. Please, tell me if you don't want such noise on the
> +list. I think that, although not crucial, somewhat more correct english in the
> +comments would be better.
>
> Regards,
> Boris
>
>
I was expecting a flame like that. :) However, I'm talking about typos
and not about stylistic mistakes. After all, we don't want a masterpiece
in contemporary english literature...

Good day to you Mr. Revell,

Boris.

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