Small grammar correction

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Mar 9 03:14:20 PST 2010


On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 04:50:52 -0600, Guy Dalziel <krendoshazin at dementedfury.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 09, 2010 at 04:24:33AM -0500, stosss wrote:
>> - This package contains math libraries and have useful functions for
>> arbitrary precision arithmetic. It is required to build Gcc.
>> + This package contains math libraries and has useful functions for
>> arbitrary precision arithmetic. It is required to build Gcc.
> 
> I disagree which the correction, 'has' feels more singular than 'have'
> and therefore I feel that 'have' is correct. However, it would sound
> better if it was changed to "This package contains math libraries which
> have useful functions for arbitrary precision arithmetic."

Or even:

"This package contains math libraries that provide useful functions for
arbitrary precision arithmetic."

I'll commit that tonight, if noone shouts up beforehand.

Thanks,

Matt.




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