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bug#34049: 26.1; Minor typo in C-h t TUTORIAL


From: Stephen Berman
Subject: bug#34049: 26.1; Minor typo in C-h t TUTORIAL
Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 16:18:36 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 12 Jan 2019 08:49:57 +0200 Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> wrote:

> tags 34049 notabug
> thanks
>
>> From: 孙庆耀 <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:13:57 +0800
>> 
>> On Line 707 of the builtin TUTORIAL, it says
>> 
>> > If the computer crashes, you can recover your auto-saved editing by
>> > finding the file normally (the file you were editing, not the auto
>> > save file) and then typing M-x recover-this-file <Return>.  When it
>> > asks fo confirmation, type yes<Return> to go ahead and recover the
>> > auto-save data.
>> 
>> Here `asks fo confirmation' should be `asks for conformation'.
>
> No, "confirmation" is correct there.  The program asks the user to
> confirm that the user indeed wants to recover the session.
>
> Thanks.

The correction contained a typo, but the OP was correct that TUTORIAL
also has a typo:

diff --git a/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL b/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL
index 48ba5dbc07..3f5f116648 100644
--- a/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL
+++ b/etc/tutorials/TUTORIAL
@@ -704,7 +704,7 @@ Emacs deletes its auto save file.
 If the computer crashes, you can recover your auto-saved editing by
 finding the file normally (the file you were editing, not the auto
 save file) and then typing M-x recover-this-file <Return>.  When it
-asks fo confirmation, type yes<Return> to go ahead and recover the
+asks for confirmation, type yes<Return> to go ahead and recover the
 auto-save data.

I went ahead and pushed the fix to emacs-26.

Steve Berman





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