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Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] Some simple documentation corrections

From: Micah Cowan
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] [PATCH] Some simple documentation corrections
Date: Mon, 26 Apr 2010 12:01:57 -0700
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Tony Lewis wrote:
> Hrvoje Niksic wrote:
>>>  waiting interval specified by this function is influenced by
>>> address@hidden, which see.
>>> address@hidden
>> "Which see" is no typo, it suggests to the user to also look at the
>> documentation of "--random-wait" command-line option.
> It may not have been a typo, but it doesn't parse in English.

Sure it does. It's grammatically correct English, and I've seen it used
in various places (though somewhat rarely).

Which doesn't mean it's not awkward and confusing (obviously, it has
confused more than one native English speaker). Probably better without it.

Micah J. Cowan

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