[RFC]: pending break support

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@mvista.com
Fri Dec 5 03:44:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Dec 04, 2003 at 11:56:04AM -0500, J. Johnston wrote:
> 
> 
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> >>Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 14:46:49 -0500
> >>From: "J. Johnston" <jjohnstn@redhat.com>

> >>+Normal breakpoint operations apply to pending breakpoints as well.  You 
> >>may +specify, a condition for a pending breakpoint, commands to run when 
> >>the 
> >
> >          ^
> >The comma I marked should not be there, I think.
> >
> 
> I put the comma because you can specify a condition and you can specify 
> commands.  Without it, the next part of the sentence doesn't make sense.  I 
> didn't want to reuse specify as that made the sentence feel redundant.  I 
> think maybe the best idea would be to use "or" instead of the commas.
> 
> How about:
> 
> Normal breakpoint operations apply to pending breakpoints as well.  You may 
> specify a condition for a pending breakpoint and/or commands to run when 
> the breakpoint is reached.  You can also enable or disable the pending 
> breakpoint.
> ...

Normally English doesn't go in for commas before lists.  But your
rewrite reads well to me.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer



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