grammar correction chap 4.1 LFS 6.6

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 19:43:20 PST 2010


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 10:13 PM, Chris Staub <chris at beaker67.com> wrote:
> On 03/09/2010 09:53 PM, stosss wrote:
>>
>> The articles "a", "an" and "the" can be dropped when there is only one.
>>
>> "You are doing an su to root" implies there are more su to root
>> commands. There is only one su, switch user or super user command.
>>
>> "You are doing the su to root" or "you are doing su to root", these
>> are correct but "a su" and "an su" are incorrect.
>
> Or just say "as when using su to switch to root..."
>
> Alternatively "when su'ing to root" though that arguably makes less
> grammatical sense.

That works as well.



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