Patchwork Documentation/networking: netdev-FAQ typo corrections

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Submitter Randy Dunlap
Date Oct. 25, 2013, 1:56 a.m.
Message ID <5269CFE9.3020703@infradead.org>
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Randy Dunlap - Oct. 25, 2013, 1:56 a.m.
From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>

Various typo fixes to netdev-FAQ.txt:
- capitalize Linux
- hyphenate dual-word adjectives
- minor punctuation fixes

Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
---
 Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt |   22 +++++++++++-----------
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

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Paul Gortmaker - Oct. 25, 2013, 6:56 p.m.
On 13-10-24 09:56 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
> 
> Various typo fixes to netdev-FAQ.txt:
> - capitalize Linux
> - hyphenate dual-word adjectives
> - minor punctuation fixes
> 
> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

I've no objections to those kinds of changes.

Acked-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

P.
--

> ---
>  Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt |   22 +++++++++++-----------
>  1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
> 
> --- lnx-312-rc6.orig/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt
> +++ lnx-312-rc6/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt
> @@ -4,23 +4,23 @@ Information you need to know about netde
>  
>  Q: What is netdev?
>  
> -A: It is a mailing list for all network related linux stuff.  This includes
> +A: It is a mailing list for all network-related Linux stuff.  This includes
>     anything found under net/  (i.e. core code like IPv6) and drivers/net
> -   (i.e. hardware specific drivers) in the linux source tree.
> +   (i.e. hardware specific drivers) in the Linux source tree.
>  
>     Note that some subsystems (e.g. wireless drivers) which have a high volume
>     of traffic have their own specific mailing lists.
>  
> -   The netdev list is managed (like many other linux mailing lists) through
> +   The netdev list is managed (like many other Linux mailing lists) through
>     VGER ( http://vger.kernel.org/ ) and archives can be found below:
>  
>  	http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev
>  	http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/
>  
> -   Aside from subsystems like that mentioned above, all network related linux
> -   development (i.e. RFC, review, comments, etc) takes place on netdev.
> +   Aside from subsystems like that mentioned above, all network-related Linux
> +   development (i.e. RFC, review, comments, etc.) takes place on netdev.
>  
> -Q: How do the changes posted to netdev make their way into linux?
> +Q: How do the changes posted to netdev make their way into Linux?
>  
>  A: There are always two trees (git repositories) in play.  Both are driven
>     by David Miller, the main network maintainer.  There is the "net" tree,
> @@ -35,7 +35,7 @@ A: There are always two trees (git repos
>  Q: How often do changes from these trees make it to the mainline Linus tree?
>  
>  A: To understand this, you need to know a bit of background information
> -   on the cadence of linux development.  Each new release starts off with
> +   on the cadence of Linux development.  Each new release starts off with
>     a two week "merge window" where the main maintainers feed their new
>     stuff to Linus for merging into the mainline tree.  After the two weeks,
>     the merge window is closed, and it is called/tagged "-rc1".  No new
> @@ -46,7 +46,7 @@ A: To understand this, you need to know
>     things are in a state of churn), and a week after the last vX.Y-rcN
>     was done, the official "vX.Y" is released.
>  
> -   Relating that to netdev:  At the beginning of the 2 week merge window,
> +   Relating that to netdev:  At the beginning of the 2-week merge window,
>     the net-next tree will be closed - no new changes/features.  The
>     accumulated new content of the past ~10 weeks will be passed onto
>     mainline/Linus via a pull request for vX.Y -- at the same time,
> @@ -59,12 +59,12 @@ A: To understand this, you need to know
>     IMPORTANT:  Do not send new net-next content to netdev during the
>     period during which net-next tree is closed.
>  
> -   Shortly after the two weeks have passed, (and vX.Y-rc1 is released) the
> +   Shortly after the two weeks have passed (and vX.Y-rc1 is released), the
>     tree for net-next reopens to collect content for the next (vX.Y+1) release.
>  
>     If you aren't subscribed to netdev and/or are simply unsure if net-next
>     has re-opened yet, simply check the net-next git repository link above for
> -   any new networking related commits.
> +   any new networking-related commits.
>  
>     The "net" tree continues to collect fixes for the vX.Y content, and
>     is fed back to Linus at regular (~weekly) intervals.  Meaning that the
> @@ -217,7 +217,7 @@ A: Attention to detail.  Re-read your ow
>     to why it happens, and then if necessary, explain why the fix proposed
>     is the best way to get things done.   Don't mangle whitespace, and as
>     is common, don't mis-indent function arguments that span multiple lines.
> -   If it is your 1st patch, mail it to yourself so you can test apply
> +   If it is your first patch, mail it to yourself so you can test apply
>     it to an unpatched tree to confirm infrastructure didn't mangle it.
>  
>     Finally, go back and read Documentation/SubmittingPatches to be
> 
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David Miller - Oct. 27, 2013, 8:56 p.m.
From: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 14:56:20 -0400

> On 13-10-24 09:56 PM, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>> From: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
>> 
>> Various typo fixes to netdev-FAQ.txt:
>> - capitalize Linux
>> - hyphenate dual-word adjectives
>> - minor punctuation fixes
>> 
>> Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@infradead.org>
>> Cc: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>
> 
> I've no objections to those kinds of changes.
> 
> Acked-by: Paul Gortmaker <paul.gortmaker@windriver.com>

Applied, thanks everyone.
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Patch

--- lnx-312-rc6.orig/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt
+++ lnx-312-rc6/Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt
@@ -4,23 +4,23 @@  Information you need to know about netde
 
 Q: What is netdev?
 
-A: It is a mailing list for all network related linux stuff.  This includes
+A: It is a mailing list for all network-related Linux stuff.  This includes
    anything found under net/  (i.e. core code like IPv6) and drivers/net
-   (i.e. hardware specific drivers) in the linux source tree.
+   (i.e. hardware specific drivers) in the Linux source tree.
 
    Note that some subsystems (e.g. wireless drivers) which have a high volume
    of traffic have their own specific mailing lists.
 
-   The netdev list is managed (like many other linux mailing lists) through
+   The netdev list is managed (like many other Linux mailing lists) through
    VGER ( http://vger.kernel.org/ ) and archives can be found below:
 
 	http://marc.info/?l=linux-netdev
 	http://www.spinics.net/lists/netdev/
 
-   Aside from subsystems like that mentioned above, all network related linux
-   development (i.e. RFC, review, comments, etc) takes place on netdev.
+   Aside from subsystems like that mentioned above, all network-related Linux
+   development (i.e. RFC, review, comments, etc.) takes place on netdev.
 
-Q: How do the changes posted to netdev make their way into linux?
+Q: How do the changes posted to netdev make their way into Linux?
 
 A: There are always two trees (git repositories) in play.  Both are driven
    by David Miller, the main network maintainer.  There is the "net" tree,
@@ -35,7 +35,7 @@  A: There are always two trees (git repos
 Q: How often do changes from these trees make it to the mainline Linus tree?
 
 A: To understand this, you need to know a bit of background information
-   on the cadence of linux development.  Each new release starts off with
+   on the cadence of Linux development.  Each new release starts off with
    a two week "merge window" where the main maintainers feed their new
    stuff to Linus for merging into the mainline tree.  After the two weeks,
    the merge window is closed, and it is called/tagged "-rc1".  No new
@@ -46,7 +46,7 @@  A: To understand this, you need to know
    things are in a state of churn), and a week after the last vX.Y-rcN
    was done, the official "vX.Y" is released.
 
-   Relating that to netdev:  At the beginning of the 2 week merge window,
+   Relating that to netdev:  At the beginning of the 2-week merge window,
    the net-next tree will be closed - no new changes/features.  The
    accumulated new content of the past ~10 weeks will be passed onto
    mainline/Linus via a pull request for vX.Y -- at the same time,
@@ -59,12 +59,12 @@  A: To understand this, you need to know
    IMPORTANT:  Do not send new net-next content to netdev during the
    period during which net-next tree is closed.
 
-   Shortly after the two weeks have passed, (and vX.Y-rc1 is released) the
+   Shortly after the two weeks have passed (and vX.Y-rc1 is released), the
    tree for net-next reopens to collect content for the next (vX.Y+1) release.
 
    If you aren't subscribed to netdev and/or are simply unsure if net-next
    has re-opened yet, simply check the net-next git repository link above for
-   any new networking related commits.
+   any new networking-related commits.
 
    The "net" tree continues to collect fixes for the vX.Y content, and
    is fed back to Linus at regular (~weekly) intervals.  Meaning that the
@@ -217,7 +217,7 @@  A: Attention to detail.  Re-read your ow
    to why it happens, and then if necessary, explain why the fix proposed
    is the best way to get things done.   Don't mangle whitespace, and as
    is common, don't mis-indent function arguments that span multiple lines.
-   If it is your 1st patch, mail it to yourself so you can test apply
+   If it is your first patch, mail it to yourself so you can test apply
    it to an unpatched tree to confirm infrastructure didn't mangle it.
 
    Finally, go back and read Documentation/SubmittingPatches to be