[linux-dvb] Bad English

linuxtv at zacglen.com.au linuxtv at zacglen.com.au
Sun Apr 9 12:13:41 CEST 2006


>linuxtv at zacglen.com.au writes:
> > Why are the Linux dvb devices named /dev/dvb/adapterN/xxxM?
> > 
> > Doesn't this just prove that computer programmers don't do well in
> > other subjects like English?
>
>Like twice "are" in one sentence?

Your computer must have bad memory.

>
> > 
> > An "adapter" is "one who adapts".
> > An "adaptor" is a device.
>
>Hmm, no. They are just two different ways of writing both.
>Please check a dictionary. 

Don't you mean hmmm?
There is no such word as hmm.

>
> 
> > Somebody should correct the glaring purile grammatical error before
> > it gets too deeply embedded.
>
>You mean "puerile"?
>

How did you gueess?




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