Small grammar correction

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 03:17:46 PST 2010


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 5:50 AM, 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."

You must be using GB English. Because there is nothing whatsoever
correct about it in American English. It is totally wrong. There is
not exception.



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