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From: "Michael Opdenacker" <michael.opdenacker@bootlin.com>
To: Quentin Schulz <quentin.schulz@theobroma-systems.com>
Cc: bitbake-devel@lists.openembedded.org, docs@lists.yoctoproject.org
Subject: Re: [docs] [bitbake-devel] [PATCH] doc: bitbake-user-manual: grammar fix for the number of "metadata"
Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2021 15:09:42 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <e615c396-4b32-dc86-24bc-b559ac48cc70@bootlin.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210729130521.e5dkww5yktdf3uno@fedora>

Hi Quentin,

On 7/29/21 3:05 PM, Quentin Schulz wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 03:01:33PM +0200, Michael Opdenacker wrote:
>> "metadata" is used both as singular and as plural.
>> The first change fixes a case in which the verbs have a singular conjugation
>> but articles that indicate a plural case.
>>
>> The second change is for consistency with the first one inside
>> the same paragraph.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Michael Opdenacker <michael.opdenacker@bootlin.com>
>> ---
>>  doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.rst | 4 ++--
>>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.rst b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.rst
>> index eb140665..64e7305d 100644
>> --- a/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.rst
>> +++ b/doc/bitbake-user-manual/bitbake-user-manual-intro.rst
>> @@ -27,11 +27,11 @@ Linux software stacks using a task-oriented approach.
>>  Conceptually, BitBake is similar to GNU Make in some regards but has
>>  significant differences:
>>  
>> --  BitBake executes tasks according to provided metadata that builds up
>> +-  BitBake executes tasks according to provided metadata that build up
>>     the tasks. Metadata is stored in recipe (``.bb``) and related recipe
> Then "Metadata are" here seems appropriate to me. What do you think?

Good catch, many thanks! I paid attention to the following case, but
missed that one.
Cheers,
Michael.
-- 

Michael Opdenacker, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering
https://bootlin.com


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-29 13:09 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-21 16:11 "metadata": plural or singular or both? Michael Opdenacker
2021-07-21 16:20 ` [docs] " Richard Purdie
2021-07-21 17:04   ` Michael Opdenacker
2021-07-22  6:40     ` Richard Purdie
2021-07-29 13:01       ` [PATCH] doc: bitbake-user-manual: grammar fix for the number of "metadata" Michael Opdenacker
2021-07-29 13:05         ` [bitbake-devel] " Quentin Schulz
2021-07-29 13:09           ` Michael Opdenacker [this message]
2021-07-29 21:31           ` Richard Purdie
2021-07-30 10:29             ` [PATCH v4] " Michael Opdenacker
2021-07-30 10:33             ` [docs] [bitbake-devel] [PATCH] " Michael Opdenacker

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