cvs commit: LFS/newxml/chapter07 loadkeys.xml
spambin at apcuk.dyndns.org
Sun Mar 21 15:06:42 PST 2004
On Sun, 21 Mar 2004 21:54:24 +0000, Matthew Burgess thusly spake in
<20040321215424.2371efe1.matthew at linuxfromscratch.org>:
> Yeah, I know. The whole problem stems from the fact that the original
> text (and thus my ammended version), includes a link back to something
> that has already been done (hence past tense), and also to something
> that the reader will be doing (hence future tense). I think the whole
> thing needs rewriting but can't think of how to do it.
> Maybe it would just be better to say something like:
> "If you will be compiling the keymap directly in the kernel during
> chapter 8 (see kbd for details),..."
> Any better/clearer?
Six of one and half a dozen of the other, I think :)
My thought was that "you decided" determined the tense for the
remainder of the sentence, which was perfectly sound, apart from the
future tense relating to compilation.
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