Just a few typo fixes for lj_article.txt. It looks like there are quite
a few differences in the actual published version of the article at
http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=4768. I'm willing to
incorporate these into lj_article.txt if it's not a problem. What do
* doc/user/lj_article.txt: Fix typos.
Michael W Thelen <email@example.com>.
--- doc/user/lj_article.txt (revision 9852)
+++ doc/user/lj_article.txt (working copy)
@@ -67,7 +67,7 @@
The RCS back-end cannot store binary files efficiently, and branching
and tagging operations can grow to be very slow. CVS also uses the
network inefficiently; many users are annoyed by long waits, because
-file differeces are sent in only one direction (from server to client,
+file differences are sent in only one direction (from server to client,
but not from client to server), and binary files are always
transmitted in their entirety.
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@
In 1995, Karl Fogel and Jim Blandy founded Cyclic Software, a company
for commercially supporting and improving CVS. Cyclic made the first
public release of a network-enabled CVS (contributed by Cygnus
-software.) In 1999, Karl Fogel published a book about CVS and the
+software). In 1999, Karl Fogel published a book about CVS and the
open-source development model it enables (cvsbook.red-bean.com). Karl
and Jim had long talked about writing a replacement for CVS; Jim had
even drafted a new, theoretical repository design. Finally, in
@@ -99,7 +99,7 @@
The team settled on a few simple goals: it was decided that Subversion
would be designed as a functional replacement for CVS. It would do
everything that CVS does -- preserving the same development model
-while fixing the flaws in CVS's (lack-of) design. Existing CVS users
+while fixing the flaws in CVS's (lack of) design. Existing CVS users
would be the target audience: any CVS user should be able to start
using Subversion with little effort. Any other SCM "bonus features"
were decided to be of secondary importance (at least before a 1.0
@@ -173,7 +173,7 @@
--> The Subversion filesystem.
The Subversion Filesystem is *not* a kernel-level filesystem that one
-would install in an operating system (like the Linux ext2 fs.)
+would install in an operating system (like the Linux ext2 fs).
Instead, it refers to the design of Subversion's repository. The
repository is built on top of a database -- currently Berkeley DB --
and thus is a collection of .db files. However, a library accesses
Michael W. Thelen
We who cut mere stones must always be envisioning cathedrals.
-- Quarry worker's creed
Received on Sat May 22 07:45:59 2004