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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] Various typos and misspellings



On 10/11/2012 03:53 PM, Peter Krempa wrote:
>>>       # Due to the coarse granularity of schedular timeslices, if
>>>       # we ask for a sleep of 500ms in order to satisfy a timer, we
>>> -    # may return upto 1 schedular timeslice early. So even though
>>> +    # may return up to 1 schedular timeslice early. So even though
>>
>> Also s/schedular/scheduler/ when touching the line.
> 
> Hm, I looked it up in the dictionary and now I'm not sure. I'm rather
> keeping it in the pre-existing condition and open for discussion for the
> ones more qualified in questions of English grammar than me :)

schedular - adjective
scheduler - noun

You want the noun form (we are talking about the kernel scheduler entity
[noun]; and not describing a timeslice that has an attribute of aiding
schedules [adjective].  So it is mis-spelled, and you are correct to
change it.

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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