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From: Junio C Hamano <gitster@pobox.com>
To: "Mark Rushakoff via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com>
Cc: git@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/1] Fix two documentation typos
Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2019 07:48:20 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <xmqqsgqii9u3.fsf@gitster-ct.c.googlers.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <pull.304.git.gitgitgadget@gmail.com> (Mark Rushakoff via GitGitGadget's message of "Fri, 02 Aug 2019 22:33:50 -0700 (PDT)")

"Mark Rushakoff via GitGitGadget" <gitgitgadget@gmail.com> writes:

> I noticed a couple typos while reading through some manpages. 
>
> First was "...if it is does not..." which just contained an extraneous "is".

Thanks.

> Then I noticed a "can not" and updated that and other occurrences in
> Documentation to cannot. The glossary sentence with "can not" was
> "Consequently, an object can not be changed." To me, that reads like "it is

Hmph, I am not a native speaker, but I have to say that this is the
first time I heard that "I can not drive" to mean "I have a choice
of not driving (even though I am capable of driving)".


  parent reply	other threads:[~2019-08-03 14:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-08-03  5:33 Mark Rushakoff via GitGitGadget
2019-08-03  5:33 ` [PATCH 1/1] doc: typo: s/can not/cannot/ and s/is does/does/ Mark Rushakoff via GitGitGadget
2019-08-03 14:48 ` Junio C Hamano [this message]
2019-08-03 23:59   ` [PATCH 0/1] Fix two documentation typos Jeff King
2019-08-05 17:04     ` Junio C Hamano

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