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Re: [PATCH] fix typos/grammar in book (ch05.xml)

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2003-12-02 15:01:06 CET

Mason Thomas wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 12:43:23PM -0500, mark benedetto king wrote:
>>On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 05:33:01PM +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
>>>>@@ -2133,7 +2134,7 @@
>>>> <para>Sometimes you don't need to run such a tight ship. The
>>>> repository at <systemitem
>>>> class="url">http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn</systemitem>
>>>>- which holds the Subversion source code, for example, allows
>>>>+ that holds the Subversion source code, for example, allows
>>>In this case the meaning is not restrictive. We are talking about _the_
>>>only repository at that address, which does hold the Subversion source
>>>code, so "which" was correct. Perhaps it should have a comma before
>>>"which" to make it clearer.
>>Even then, the sentence is a bit unwieldy. Perhaps:
>>... For example, Subversion's own source code repository at
>>http://svn.collab.net/repos/svn/ allows ...
> I like this rewording, but I don't have a strong opinion either way.
> Julian is right that the clause in question is not restrictive.

Fixed in r7899.

- Julian

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