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bug#32733: 26; (dired-x) `Shell Command Guessing' typo


From: Robert Pluim
Subject: bug#32733: 26; (dired-x) `Shell Command Guessing' typo
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 15:36:54 +0200

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Robert Pluim <address@hidden>
>> Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2018 14:57:54 +0200
>> Cc: address@hidden
>> 
>> >   > > A @samp{*} in the shell command is replaced by the file name.
>> >
>> > How about putting that in the active voice?
>> 
>> I guess thatʼs possible, but it would make that sentence be very
>> different in tone from the surrounding text.
>
> Not sure what surrounding text is alluded to here, but I'd just say
>
>   A @samp{*} in the shell command stands for the file name that
>   matched the regexp.

I donʼt find that notably clearer nor more 'active'.





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