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* [PATCH] man-pages.7: wfix
@ 2020-06-18 21:26 Jakub Wilk
  2020-06-19 10:48 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Jakub Wilk @ 2020-06-18 21:26 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Michael Kerrisk; +Cc: linux-man

Reorder full wordings to match the order of abbreviations.

Signed-off-by: Jakub Wilk <jwilk@jwilk.net>
---
 man7/man-pages.7 | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/man7/man-pages.7 b/man7/man-pages.7
index 6216e254d..eecba8996 100644
--- a/man7/man-pages.7
+++ b/man7/man-pages.7
@@ -837,7 +837,7 @@ when rendering a page with, say:
 In general, the use of abbreviations such as "e.g.", "i.e.", "etc.",
 "cf.", and "a.k.a." should be avoided,
 in favor of suitable full wordings
-("for example", "that is", "compare to", "and so on", "also known as").
+("for example", "that is", "and so on", "compare to", "also known as").
 .PP
 The only place where such abbreviations may be acceptable is in
 .I short
-- 
2.27.0


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* Re: [PATCH] man-pages.7: wfix
  2020-06-18 21:26 [PATCH] man-pages.7: wfix Jakub Wilk
@ 2020-06-19 10:48 ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) @ 2020-06-19 10:48 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Jakub Wilk; +Cc: mtk.manpages, linux-man

Hello Jakub,

On 6/18/20 11:26 PM, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> Reorder full wordings to match the order of abbreviations.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Jakub Wilk <jwilk@jwilk.net>
> ---
>  man7/man-pages.7 | 2 +-
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/man7/man-pages.7 b/man7/man-pages.7
> index 6216e254d..eecba8996 100644
> --- a/man7/man-pages.7
> +++ b/man7/man-pages.7
> @@ -837,7 +837,7 @@ when rendering a page with, say:
>  In general, the use of abbreviations such as "e.g.", "i.e.", "etc.",
>  "cf.", and "a.k.a." should be avoided,
>  in favor of suitable full wordings
> -("for example", "that is", "compare to", "and so on", "also known as").
> +("for example", "that is", "and so on", "compare to", "also known as").
>  .PP
>  The only place where such abbreviations may be acceptable is in
>  .I short

Thanks. Patch applied.

Cheers,

Michael



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Linux man-pages maintainer; http://www.kernel.org/doc/man-pages/
Linux/UNIX System Programming Training: http://man7.org/training/

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* Re: [PATCH] man-pages.7: wfix
       [not found] ` <20170321010906.2d7185bc.alex.miller-Mmb7MZpHnFY@public.gmane.org>
@ 2017-03-24 14:40   ` Michael Kerrisk (man-pages)
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 4+ messages in thread
From: Michael Kerrisk (man-pages) @ 2017-03-24 14:40 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Alexander Miller
  Cc: mtk.manpages-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w, linux-man-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA

On 03/21/2017 01:09 AM, Alexander Miller wrote:
> Signed-off-by: Alexander Miller <alex.miller-Mmb7MZpHnFY@public.gmane.org>

Thanks, Alex. Applied.

Cheers,

Michael


> ---
>  man7/man-pages.7 | 4 ++--
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/man7/man-pages.7 b/man7/man-pages.7
> index 1fbc375..5d43ed7 100644
> --- a/man7/man-pages.7
> +++ b/man7/man-pages.7
> @@ -484,9 +484,9 @@ pages.
>  Use of "they" ("them", "themself", "their") as a gender-neutral singular
>  pronoun is acceptable.
>  .\"
> -.SS Formatting conventions for manual pages describing functions
> +.SS Formatting conventions for manual pages describing commands
>  .PP
> -For manual pages that describe command (typically in Sections 1 and 8),
> +For manual pages that describe a command (typically in Sections 1 and 8),
>  the arguments are always specified using italics,
>  .IR "even in the SYNOPSIS section" .
>  
> 


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* [PATCH] man-pages.7: wfix
@ 2017-03-21  0:09 Alexander Miller
       [not found] ` <20170321010906.2d7185bc.alex.miller-Mmb7MZpHnFY@public.gmane.org>
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 4+ messages in thread
From: Alexander Miller @ 2017-03-21  0:09 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: mtk.manpages-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w; +Cc: linux-man-u79uwXL29TY76Z2rM5mHXA

Signed-off-by: Alexander Miller <alex.miller-Mmb7MZpHnFY@public.gmane.org>
---
 man7/man-pages.7 | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/man7/man-pages.7 b/man7/man-pages.7
index 1fbc375..5d43ed7 100644
--- a/man7/man-pages.7
+++ b/man7/man-pages.7
@@ -484,9 +484,9 @@ pages.
 Use of "they" ("them", "themself", "their") as a gender-neutral singular
 pronoun is acceptable.
 .\"
-.SS Formatting conventions for manual pages describing functions
+.SS Formatting conventions for manual pages describing commands
 .PP
-For manual pages that describe command (typically in Sections 1 and 8),
+For manual pages that describe a command (typically in Sections 1 and 8),
 the arguments are always specified using italics,
 .IR "even in the SYNOPSIS section" .
 
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