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[PATCH] typos, spelling, etc in book and comments

From: Eric Hanchrow <offby1_at_blarg.net>
Date: 2004-04-11 17:19:19 CEST

* www/project_faq.html: fix typo in `Does Subversion have Changesets?'
* doc/book/book/ch00.xml: add missing word in preface, add hyphen in `Audience'
* doc/book/book/ch08.xml: fix typo in `Using Languages Other than C and C++'
* packages/win32-innosetup/is_main.pas: fix grammar in comments

Index: www/project_faq.html
--- www/project_faq.html (revision 9320)
+++ www/project_faq.html (working copy)
@@ -333,7 +333,7 @@
 tree structure, or tweaks to metadata. In more common speak, a
 changeset is just a patch with a name you can refer to.</p>
-<p>Subversion mananges versioned trees as first order objects (the
+<p>Subversion manages versioned trees as first order objects (the
 repository is an array of trees), and the changesets are things that
 are derived (by comparing adjacent trees.) Systems like Arch or
 Bitkeeper are built the other way around: they're designed to manage
@@ -531,7 +531,7 @@
 <h3><a name="paranoid"/>My admins don't want me to have a HTTP server for
     Subversion. What can I do if I still want remote usage?</h3>
-<p>A simple opton is to use the <b>svnserve</b> server instead of
+<p>A simple option is to use the <b>svnserve</b> server instead of
 Apache. See <a
 href="http://svnbook.red-bean.com/html-chunk/ch06.html">chapter 6</a>
 in the Subversion book for details.</p>
@@ -581,7 +581,7 @@
 <p>Note that your svn-server.example.com could also have its httpd
-instance running on an unpriviliged port by a non-trusted user. This
+instance running on an unprivileged port by a non-trusted user. This
 will allow your Subversion server not to require root access.</p>
 <!-- Can you use svn switch to switch your WC between your internal and
@@ -1050,7 +1050,7 @@
 <p>The example below presumes an existing repository in <tt>/home/repos</tt>
-in which you want to start a brach named <tt>bar</tt> containing a file
+in which you want to start a branch named <tt>bar</tt> containing a file
 named <tt>foo</tt> you are going to edit.</p>
 <p>For the purpose of tracing branch merges, this repository has set up
Index: doc/book/book/ch00.xml
--- doc/book/book/ch00.xml (revision 9320)
+++ doc/book/book/ch00.xml (working copy)
@@ -33,7 +33,7 @@
     <para>This book is written to document version 1.0.1 of the
- Subversion version control system. We have made attempt to be
+ Subversion version control system. We have made every attempt to be
       thorough in our coverage. However, Subversion has a thriving
       and energetic development community, so there are already a
       number of features and improvements planned for future versions
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@
- <para>This book is written for computer literate folk who want to
+ <para>This book is written for computer-literate folk who want to
       use Subversion to manage their data. While Subversion runs on a
       number of different operating systems, its primary user
       interface is command-line based. It is that command-line tool
Index: doc/book/book/ch08.xml
--- doc/book/book/ch08.xml (revision 9320)
+++ doc/book/book/ch08.xml (working copy)
@@ -933,7 +933,7 @@
         by these languages are often better at handling information
         that comes from users. As you know, only a human can botch up
         the input to a program as well as they do, and the
- scripting-type language simply handle that misinformation more
+ scripting-type language simply handles that misinformation more
         gracefully. Of course, often that flexibility comes at the
         cost of performance. That is why using a tightly-optimized,
         C-based interface and library suite, combined with a powerful,
Index: packages/win32-innosetup/is_main.pas
--- packages/win32-innosetup/is_main.pas (revision 9320)
+++ packages/win32-innosetup/is_main.pas (working copy)
@@ -409,7 +409,7 @@
 // ****************************************************************************
 // Name: ShFolderDllNotFound
-// Purpose: Checks if FILE_SHFOLDERDLL don't excists.
+// Purpose: Checks if FILE_SHFOLDERDLL exists.
 // Returns True if Yes and False if No
 function ShFolderDllNotFound(): Boolean;
@@ -466,7 +466,7 @@
 // ****************************************************************************
 // Name: VCRuntimeNotFound
-// Purpose: Checks if FILE_MSVCPDLL don't excists.
+// Purpose: Checks if FILE_MSVCPDLL exists.
 // Returns True if Yes and False if No
 function VCRuntimeNotFound(): Boolean;

A hacker would consider being asked to write
        add x to y giving z
instead of
        z = x+y
as something between an insult to his intelligence and a sin against God.
        -- Paul Graham (http://paulgraham.com/popular.html)
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