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Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qemu-img: Document --force-share /

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] qemu-img: Document --force-share / -U
Date: Fri, 08 Dec 2017 08:42:19 +0100
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Fam Zheng <address@hidden> writes:

> On Thu, 12/07 10:53, Eric Blake wrote:
>> On 12/07/2017 04:58 AM, Kashyap Chamarthy wrote:
>> > On Thu, Dec 07, 2017 at 04:44:53PM +0800, Fam Zheng wrote:
>> >> +it less likely to conflict with a running guest's permissions due to 
>> >> image
>> >> +locking. For example, this can be used to get the image information (with
>> >> +'info' subcommand) when the image is used by a running guest. Note that 
>> >> this
>> >> +could produce inconsistent result because of concurrent metadata 
>> >> changes, etc..
>> > 
>> > Super nit-pick:  an ellipsis[*] is three dots :-), so, when applying you
>> > might want to: s/../.../
>> > 
>> > [*] https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/ellipsis
>> Except that both "etc." and "..." independently convey a sense of
>> continuation, which means that using both at once is both redundant
>> (just one will do) and difficult to argue how to typeset (since 'etc.'
>> is often written with an explicit '.' to emphasize that is an
>> abbreviation, does that mean you have to write 'etc.''...' for a total
>> of 4 dots?).
> I have the impression that "etc." is more correct than "etc"

It is.

>                                                              so I used even at
> the end of the sensence where there is another period '.', making it "etc..".

That's wrong all the same :)


> If ending the paragraph with "etc." is enough, we can drop one ".".

Please do.

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