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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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