Apparent typo in perlport page #15203
p5pRT opened this issue
Feb 28, 2016
· 6 comments
Created by @rrthomas
The perlport page contains the following text:
All the above "don't":s may look daunting
Is the colon intended to be there?
On Sun Feb 28 13:17:51 2016, rrt wrote:
Apparently it was by the author; it's also in the commit message: "More don't:s for nyetworking."
But it makes no sense to me so I've attached a possible patch. Comments?
From f074c1e8948b4034b61bda47f34d21ed0b600b0a Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 From: Lukas Mai <email@example.com> Date: Sun, 28 Feb 2016 23:10:50 +0100 Subject: [PATCH] perlport: use italics instead of colon in "don't":s (RT #127627) --- pod/perlport.pod | 2 +- 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-) diff --git a/pod/perlport.pod b/pod/perlport.pod index d4c970a..86be9b3 100644 --- a/pod/perlport.pod +++ b/pod/perlport.pod @@ -524,7 +524,7 @@ depends on how the system had been configured. Also remember that for things such as DHCP and NAT, the hostname you get back might not be very useful. -All the above "don't":s may look daunting, and they are, but the key +All the above I<don't>s may look daunting, and they are, but the key is to degrade gracefully if one cannot reach the particular network service one wants. Croaking or hanging do not look very professional. -- 2.7.1
Feb 29, 2016
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