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Re: Your commit 7409a79

From: Richard Stallman
Subject: Re: Your commit 7409a79
Date: Wed, 10 Dec 2014 03:24:47 -0500

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     >   Write documentation strings in the active voice, not the passive,
     >   and in the present tense, not the future.  For instance, use
     >    Return a list containing A and B.  instead of  A list containing A
     >   and B will be returned. 

Thanks.  I should probably move the advice from there into the GNU
standards, since they are applicable to any manual.

Dr Richard Stallman
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