Re: Typos in dpkg man pages
On 2008-03-16 05:05 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
> On Fri, 2008-03-14 at 17:42:54 +0100, Helge Kreutzmann wrote:
>> > > #: ../../man/start-stop-daemon.8:192
>> > > -"specify a group by appending a B<:>, then the group or gid in the same way "
>> > > +"specify a group by appending a B<:>, then describe the group or gid in the same way "
>> > I don't think this change is correct either.
>> Well, it is definitly missing a verb, so if "describe" is incorrect then
>> insert the right one.
> The omitted verb there is 'appending'.
> Anyway, this is how I see it as a non-native speaker, and I might well
> be wrong, so I welcome corrections to those, or any other parts of the
> man pages!
I see it the same way, but maybe it would be better to formulate it as
"...appending a B<:> followed by the group or gid...",
to make it clear that no verb is missing. Disclaimer: I'm not a native