Small grammar correction

stosss stosss at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 03:26:33 PST 2010


On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 6:14 AM, Matthew Burgess
<matthew at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Mar 2010 04:50:52 -0600, 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."
>
> Or even:
>
> "This package contains math libraries that provide useful functions for
> arbitrary precision arithmetic."
>
> I'll commit that tonight, if noone shouts up beforehand.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Matt.

That works.



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