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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 2/2] Improve logging documentation including the debug buffer



On 03/17/2011 08:17 PM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
>>> +       for debugging purposes by sending the daemon an USR2 signal:</p>
>>
>> s/an USR2/a USR2/
>>
> 
> BTW I'm clearly not a native english speaker, but "a USR2 signal" sounds
> strange to me, or rather hard to pronounce, and I would have assumed that
> "an" would have to be used even with an acronym, or maybe there is a
> different reason :)

Whether you pronounce it "user-two" or "you-ess-are-two', the point is
that the signal name starts with a voiced 'y' sound.  The general rule
in English is that you use 'a' before a voiced sound, 'an' before an
unvoiced vowel ('a yellow object', 'a user', 'an update').

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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