FAQ: Update the ports section
fgouget at free.fr
Sat Sep 13 19:44:39 CDT 2003
On Sat, 13 Sep 2003, Ivan Leo Murray-Smith wrote:
> >On Thu, 11 Sep 2003, Ivan Leo Murray-Smith wrote:
> >> The original sentence that started this is
> >> >The following list are the x86 operating systems supported by
> >> "The list is current as of XX/XX/XXXX" is a solution that should make everybody
> >> happy.
> >Not really because as the above clearly illustrates, this is not what
> >the original sentence said or meant to say. I really don't know why
> >everyone focused on this 'up-to-date' thing.
> This is just getting so boring, just use
> "The following lists the x86 operating systems supported by"
> and that can be the end of that (Hoping nobody starts discussing again about there
> great knowledge of slang and ignorance of english...)
Eh, eh... we've come full circle. Double *sigh*.
The above is what I posted which prompted Tom to write an email
suggesting the 'are' form which started this whole flamewar:
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003, Tom wrote:
> >- The following will list the x86 operating systems supported by
> >+ The following lists the x86 operating systems supported by
> Should be.
> The following list are the x86 operating systems supported by
Now I'll let all the participants start all over again for another
round of fun<g>. The perpetual machines of the future will be based on
flamewars. Mark my words!!!
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