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Inconsistent use of full stop in notifications

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2011 12:51:05 -0500

In upgrading an old working copy to the 1.7 format, I noticed a full
stop in the message "Upgraded 'subversion/svn'.". It it grammatically
correct, but feels a bit extraneous.

In looking through subversion/svn/notify.c, I noticed we do use the
full stop in a number of places, but in lots of places we don't.
There doesn't seem to be any grammatical pattern to our use or nonuse.
 Unfortunately, I know just enough English grammar to be dangerous,
but not productive. I don't think we should do anything about it
right now (more important fish to fry and all that), but I thought I'd
bring it up nonetheless.

Received on 2011-04-14 19:51:37 CEST

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