Bug 460731 - bad grammar in dos2unix man page
bad grammar in dos2unix man page
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dos2unix (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-08-30 09:51 EDT by Joel Uckelman
Modified: 2008-09-08 05:01 EDT (History)
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Description Joel Uckelman 2008-08-30 09:51:33 EDT
Description of problem:

The description of the '-n' option in the dos2unix man page contains the following:

"File  names must be given in pairs and wildcard names should NOT be used or you WILL lost your files."

The present tense form of "to lose" is "will lose", so the man page should read like this, instead:

"File  names must be given in pairs and wildcard names should NOT be used or you WILL lose your files."

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. man dos2unix

Actual results:

I see a grammatical error.

Expected results:

I see no grammatical error.

Additional info:

This isn't a big deal, but it bugs me every time I see it, and it's something which could be corrected in all of 30 seconds.
Comment 1 Joel Uckelman 2008-08-30 10:02:24 EDT
BTW, the unix2dos man page has the same problem.
Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2008-09-08 05:01:06 EDT
Thanks.  Fixed in rawhide.

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