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From: Brian Gough
Subject: more typo fixes
Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 10:16:14 +0000
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.14.0 (Africa) Emacs/22.1 Mule/5.0 (SAKAKI)

More spelling corrections and fixes for doubled words (e.g. "the the")

Brian Gough

Network Theory Ltd,
Publishing Free Software Manuals --- http://www.network-theory.co.uk/

From 7be02beedc739c32cce2c8ec8f4ac814c994a13f Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Brian Gough <address@hidden>
Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 22:06:22 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] fix various documentation typos (spelling & doubled words)

 doc/ref/api-compound.texi      |   18 +++++++++---------
 doc/ref/api-control.texi       |    2 +-
 doc/ref/api-data.texi          |    2 +-
 doc/ref/api-i18n.texi          |    2 +-
 doc/ref/api-io.texi            |    2 +-
 doc/ref/api-utility.texi       |    4 ++--
 doc/ref/history.texi           |    6 +++---
 doc/ref/libguile-concepts.texi |    8 ++++----
 doc/ref/libguile-smobs.texi    |    2 +-
 doc/ref/libguile-snarf.texi    |    2 +-
 doc/ref/misc-modules.texi      |    4 ++--
 doc/ref/scheme-scripts.texi    |    2 +-
 doc/ref/srfi-modules.texi      |    6 +++---
 13 files changed, 30 insertions(+), 30 deletions(-)

diff --git a/doc/ref/api-compound.texi b/doc/ref/api-compound.texi
index aaba00b..5c1bd88 100644
--- a/doc/ref/api-compound.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-compound.texi
@@ -470,7 +470,7 @@ Return a list comprising the elements of @var{lst}, in 
reverse order.
 @code{reverse} constructs a new list, @code{reverse!} modifies
 @var{lst} in constructing its return.
-For @code{reverse!}, the optional @var{newtail} is appended to to the
+For @code{reverse!}, the optional @var{newtail} is appended to the
 result.  @var{newtail} isn't reversed, it simply becomes the list
 tail.  For @code{scm_reverse_x}, the @var{newtail} parameter is
 mandatory, but can be @code{SCM_EOL} if no further tail is required.
@@ -1057,7 +1057,7 @@ being a @code{double}
 The external representation (ie.@: read syntax) for these vectors is
 similar to normal Scheme vectors, but with an additional tag from the
-table above indiciating the vector's type.  For example,
+table above indicating the vector's type.  For example,
 #u16(1 2 3)
@@ -1475,7 +1475,7 @@ are displayed as a sequence of @code{0}s and @code{1}s 
prefixed by
 @end example
-Bit vectors are are also generalized vectors, @xref{Generalized
+Bit vectors are also generalized vectors, @xref{Generalized
 Vectors}, and can thus be used with the array procedures, @xref{Arrays}.
 Bit vectors are the special case of one dimensional bit arrays.
@@ -1567,7 +1567,7 @@ Return a count of how many entries in @var{bitvector} are 
equal to
 @deffn {Scheme Procedure} bit-position bool bitvector start
 @deffnx {C Function} scm_bit_position (bool, bitvector, start)
-Return the index of the first occurrance of @var{bool} in
+Return the index of the first occurrence of @var{bool} in
 @var{bitvector}, starting from @var{start}.  If there is no @var{bool}
 entry between @var{start} and the end of @var{bitvector}, then return
 @code{#f}.  For example,
@@ -1777,7 +1777,7 @@ In more words, the array tag is of the form
 where @code{<rank>} is a positive integer in decimal giving the rank of
 the array.  It is omitted when the rank is 1 and the array is non-shared
 and has zero-origin (see below).  For shared arrays and for a non-zero
-origin, the rank is always printed even when it is 1 to dinstinguish
+origin, the rank is always printed even when it is 1 to distinguish
 them from ordinary vectors.
 The @code{<vectag>} part is the tag for a uniform numeric vector, like
@@ -1902,7 +1902,7 @@ Equivalent to @code{(make-typed-array #t @var{fill} 
@var{bound} ...)}.
 Create and return an array that has as many dimensions as there are
 @var{bound}s and (maybe) fill it with @var{fill}.
-The underlaying storage vector is created according to @var{type},
+The underlying storage vector is created according to @var{type},
 which must be a symbol whose name is the `vectag' of the array as
 explained above, or @code{#t} for ordinary, non-specialized arrays.
@@ -2025,7 +2025,7 @@ For example,
 @deffn {Scheme Procedure} array-shape array
 @deffnx {Scheme Procedure} array-dimensions array
 @deffnx {C Function} scm_array_dimensions (array)
-Return a list of the bounds for each dimenson of @var{array}.
+Return a list of the bounds for each dimension of @var{array}.
 @code{array-shape} gives @code{(@var{lower} @var{upper})} for each
 dimension.  @code{array-dimensions} instead returns just
@@ -2485,7 +2485,7 @@ for (i = 0; i < RANK; i++)
 Compute the position corresponding to @var{indices}, a list of
 indices.  The position is computed as described above for
 @code{scm_array_handle_dims}.  The number of the indices and their
-range is checked and an approrpiate error is signalled for invalid
+range is checked and an appropriate error is signalled for invalid
 @end deftypefn
@@ -3379,7 +3379,7 @@ Return the value from the first entry in @var{alist} with 
the given
 @code{eqv?} and @code{assoc-ref} uses @code{equal?}.
 Notice these functions have the @var{key} argument last, like other
address@hidden functions, but this is opposite to what what @code{assq}
address@hidden functions, but this is opposite to what @code{assq}
 etc above use.
 When the return is @code{#f} it can be either @var{key} not found, or
diff --git a/doc/ref/api-control.texi b/doc/ref/api-control.texi
index 66fb99e..b220355 100644
--- a/doc/ref/api-control.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-control.texi
@@ -1284,7 +1284,7 @@ table.
 @table @code
 The dynamic context is @dfn{rewindable}.  This means that it can be
-reentered non-locally (via the invokation of a continuation).  The
+reentered non-locally (via the invocation of a continuation).  The
 default is that a dynwind context can not be reentered non-locally.
 @end table
diff --git a/doc/ref/api-data.texi b/doc/ref/api-data.texi
index 3096b35..81f44de 100755
--- a/doc/ref/api-data.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-data.texi
@@ -3477,7 +3477,7 @@ with the strings in the list @var{ls}.
 @deffn {Scheme Procedure} string-concatenate-reverse/shared ls [final_string 
 @deffnx {C Function} scm_string_concatenate_reverse_shared (ls, final_string, 
 Like @code{string-concatenate-reverse}, but the result may
-share memory with the the strings in the @var{ls} arguments.
+share memory with the strings in the @var{ls} arguments.
 @end deffn
 @node Mapping Folding and Unfolding
diff --git a/doc/ref/api-i18n.texi b/doc/ref/api-i18n.texi
index 8bc9896..ee76544 100644
--- a/doc/ref/api-i18n.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-i18n.texi
@@ -459,7 +459,7 @@ be used (@pxref{Gettext Support}).
 Example uses of some of these functions are the implementation of the
 @code{number->locale-string} and @code{monetary-amount->locale-string}
 procedures (@pxref{Number Input and Output}), as well as that the
-SRFI-19 date and time convertion to/from strings (@pxref{SRFI-19}).
+SRFI-19 date and time conversion to/from strings (@pxref{SRFI-19}).
 @node Gettext Support,  , Accessing Locale Information, Internationalization
diff --git a/doc/ref/api-io.texi b/doc/ref/api-io.texi
index b64ff67..eb5338c 100644
--- a/doc/ref/api-io.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-io.texi
@@ -114,7 +114,7 @@ encoding names are those
 @end deffn
 @defvr {Scheme Variable} %default-port-encoding
-A fluid containing containing @code{#f} or the name of the encoding to
+A fluid containing @code{#f} or the name of the encoding to
 be used by default for newly created ports (@pxref{Fluids and Dynamic
 States}).  The value @code{#f} is equivalent to @code{"ISO-8859-1"}.
diff --git a/doc/ref/api-utility.texi b/doc/ref/api-utility.texi
index 4a90212..edc002b 100644
--- a/doc/ref/api-utility.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/api-utility.texi
@@ -138,7 +138,7 @@ Return @code{#t} if @var{x} and @var{y} are the same type, 
and their
 contents or value are equal.
 For a pair, string, vector, array or structure, @code{equal?} compares the
-contents, and does so using using the same @code{equal?} recursively,
+contents, and does so using the same @code{equal?} recursively,
 so a deep structure can be traversed.
@@ -819,7 +819,7 @@ accessible from C with the name @code{scm_after_gc_hook}.)
 @end defvr
 All the C hooks listed here have type @code{SCM_C_HOOK_NORMAL}, are
-initialized with hook closure data NULL, are are invoked by
+initialized with hook closure data NULL, are invoked by
 @code{scm_c_hook_run} with call closure data NULL.
 @cindex guardians, testing for GC'd objects
diff --git a/doc/ref/history.texi b/doc/ref/history.texi
index b14b449..7454cfe 100644
--- a/doc/ref/history.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/history.texi
@@ -71,7 +71,7 @@ Lisp.
 Due to a naming conflict with another programming language, Jim Blandy
 suggested a new name for GEL: ``Guile''. Besides being a recursive
-acroymn, ``Guile'' craftily follows the naming of its ancestors,
+acronym, ``Guile'' craftily follows the naming of its ancestors,
 ``Planner'', ``Conniver'', and ``Schemer''. (The latter was truncated
 to ``Scheme'' due to a 6-character file name limit on an old operating
 system.) Finally, ``Guile'' suggests ``guy-ell'', or ``Guy L.
@@ -102,7 +102,7 @@ applications and a more fully dynamic programming 
environment is still
 with us today.
 @node A Scheme of Many Maintainers
address@hidden A Scheme of Many Mantainers
address@hidden A Scheme of Many Maintainers
 Surveying the field, it seems that Scheme implementations correspond
 with their maintainers on an N-to-1 relationship. That is to say, that
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@ maintainership of one individual.
 Guile is atypical in this regard.
-Tom Lord maintaned Guile for its first year and a half or so,
+Tom Lord maintained Guile for its first year and a half or so,
 corresponding to the end of 1994 through the middle of 1996. The
 releases made in this time constitute an arc from SCM as a standalone
 program to Guile as a reusable, embeddable library, but passing
diff --git a/doc/ref/libguile-concepts.texi b/doc/ref/libguile-concepts.texi
index 15d54f5..ffdc5f0 100644
--- a/doc/ref/libguile-concepts.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/libguile-concepts.texi
@@ -109,7 +109,7 @@ my_incrementing_function (SCM a, SCM flag)
 @end example
-Often, you need to convert between @code{SCM} values and approriate C
+Often, you need to convert between @code{SCM} values and appropriate C
 values.  For example, we needed to convert the integer @code{1} to its
 @code{SCM} representation in order to add it to @var{a}.  Libguile
 provides many function to do these conversions, both from C to
@@ -206,7 +206,7 @@ Other references to @code{SCM} objects, such as global 
variables of type
 @code{SCM} or other random data structures in the heap that contain
 fields of type @code{SCM}, can be made visible to the garbage collector
 by calling the functions @code{scm_gc_protect} or
address@hidden  You normally use these funtions for long
address@hidden  You normally use these functions for long
 lived objects such as a hash table that is stored in a global variable.
 For temporary references in local variables or function arguments, using
 these functions would be too expensive.
@@ -239,7 +239,7 @@ However, a local variable or function parameter is only 
protected as
 long as it is really on the stack (or in some register).  As an
 optimization, the C compiler might reuse its location for some other
 value and the @code{SCM} object would no longer be protected.  Normally,
-this leads to exactly the right behabvior: the compiler will only
+this leads to exactly the right behavior: the compiler will only
 overwrite a reference when it is no longer needed and thus the object
 becomes unprotected precisely when the reference disappears, just as
@@ -311,7 +311,7 @@ Scheme offers a few syntactic abstractions (@code{do} and 
 But only Scheme functions can call other functions in a tail position:
 C functions can not.  This matters when you have, say, two functions
 that call each other recursively to form a common loop.  The following
-(unrealistic) example shows how one might go about determing whether a
+(unrealistic) example shows how one might go about determining whether a
 non-negative integer @var{n} is even or odd.
diff --git a/doc/ref/libguile-smobs.texi b/doc/ref/libguile-smobs.texi
index 738809d..213312c 100644
--- a/doc/ref/libguile-smobs.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/libguile-smobs.texi
@@ -192,7 +192,7 @@ This procedure ensures that the smob is in a valid state as 
soon as it
 exists, that all resources that are allocated for the smob are
 properly associated with it so that they can be properly freed, and
 that no @code{SCM} values that need to be protected are stored in it
-while the smob does not yet competely exist and thus can not protect
+while the smob does not yet completely exist and thus can not protect
 Continuing the example from above, if the global variable
diff --git a/doc/ref/libguile-snarf.texi b/doc/ref/libguile-snarf.texi
index 38fdb6c..b295270 100644
--- a/doc/ref/libguile-snarf.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/libguile-snarf.texi
@@ -21,7 +21,7 @@ will extract this information from your source code, and 
 generate a file of calls to @code{scm_c_define_gsubr} which you can
 @code{#include} into an initialization function.
-The snarfing mechanism works for many kind of initialiation actions,
+The snarfing mechanism works for many kind of initialization actions,
 not just for collecting calls to @code{scm_c_define_gsubr}.  For a
 full list of what can be done, @xref{Snarfing Macros}.
diff --git a/doc/ref/misc-modules.texi b/doc/ref/misc-modules.texi
index 35fe564..28a636f 100644
--- a/doc/ref/misc-modules.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/misc-modules.texi
@@ -629,7 +629,7 @@ argument list, a reverse of what the @nicode{@@} modifier 
 (format #t "~#*~2:*~a" 'a 'b 'c 'd)   @print{} c
 @end example
-At the end of the format string the current argument postion doesn't
+At the end of the format string the current argument position doesn't
 matter, any further arguments are ignored.
 @item @nicode{~t}
@@ -1273,7 +1273,7 @@ is empty, a @code{q-empty} exception is thrown.
 @end deffn
 @deffn {Scheme Procedure} q-remove! q obj
-Remove all occurences of @var{obj} from @var{q}, and return @var{q}.
+Remove all occurrences of @var{obj} from @var{q}, and return @var{q}.
 @var{obj} is compared to queue elements using @code{eq?}.
 @end deffn
diff --git a/doc/ref/scheme-scripts.texi b/doc/ref/scheme-scripts.texi
index f47ecf7..5e9f16a 100644
--- a/doc/ref/scheme-scripts.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/scheme-scripts.texi
@@ -144,7 +144,7 @@ start with @code{@@}), which is equivalent to @code{(@@ 
(symbol ...)
 main)}, or @code{(symbol ...)  symbol} (that is, a list of only symbols
 followed by a symbol), which is equivalent to @code{(@@ (symbol ...)
 symbol)}.  We recommend to use the equivalent forms directly since they
-corresponf to the @code{(@@ ...)}  read syntax that can be used in
+correspond to the @code{(@@ ...)}  read syntax that can be used in
 normal code, @xref{Using Guile Modules}.
 @xref{Scripting Examples}.
diff --git a/doc/ref/srfi-modules.texi b/doc/ref/srfi-modules.texi
index 5e8d762..043490d 100644
--- a/doc/ref/srfi-modules.texi
+++ b/doc/ref/srfi-modules.texi
@@ -2815,7 +2815,7 @@ specified by @var{c}.
 If @var{c} is a compound condition, extract the field values from the
 subcondition belonging to @var{type} that appeared first in the call to
address@hidden that created the the condition.
address@hidden that created the condition.
 @end deffn
 Convenience macros are also available to create condition types and
@@ -3030,7 +3030,7 @@ the new locations.
 (my-param) @result{} 456
 @end example
-Parameters are like dynamically bound variables in other Lisp dialets.
+Parameters are like dynamically bound variables in other Lisp dialects.
 They allow an application to establish parameter settings (as the name
 suggests) just for the execution of a particular bit of code,
 restoring when done.  Examples of such parameters might be
@@ -3038,7 +3038,7 @@ case-sensitivity for a search, or a prompt for user input.
 Global variables are not as good as parameter objects for this sort of
 thing.  Changes to them are visible to all threads, but in Guile
-parameter object locations are per-thread, thereby truely limiting the
+parameter object locations are per-thread, thereby truly limiting the
 effect of @code{parameterize} to just its dynamic execution.
 Passing arguments to functions is thread-safe, but that soon becomes

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