[PATCH] docs/interpret-trailers: fix agreement error
- Date: Thu, 8 Feb 2018 02:56:14 +0000
- From: "brian m. carlson" <sandals@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: [PATCH] docs/interpret-trailers: fix agreement error
In the description of git interpret-trailers, we describe "a group…of
lines" that have certain characteristics. Because the first option uses
a plural verb (referring to "lines"), the second option must also use
plural verbs for parallelism.
Signed-off-by: brian m. carlson <sandals@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I'm somewhat on the fence about this patch. To me, the number
disagreement is very jarring. However, I'm also sympathetic to the fact
that the latter sentence reads more naturally in the singular.
Opinions on improvements welcome.
Documentation/git-interpret-trailers.txt | 4 ++--
1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
diff --git a/Documentation/git-interpret-trailers.txt b/Documentation/git-interpret-trailers.txt
index 9dd19a1dd9..de5011e564 100644
@@ -51,8 +51,8 @@ with only spaces at the end of the commit message part, one blank line
will be added before the new trailer.
Existing trailers are extracted from the input message by looking for
-a group of one or more lines that (i) are all trailers, or (ii) contains at
-least one Git-generated or user-configured trailer and consists of at
+a group of one or more lines that (i) are all trailers, or (ii) contain at
+least one Git-generated or user-configured trailer and consist of at
least 25% trailers.
The group must be preceded by one or more empty (or whitespace-only) lines.
The group must either be at the end of the message or be the last