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Re: [RFC] Multiboot ammendment: non-VBE video

From: address@hidden
Subject: Re: [RFC] Multiboot ammendment: non-VBE video
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2010 15:19:06 -0600

On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Isaac Dupree
<address@hidden> wrote:
> Robert Millan wrote:
>>> In this case color_info is defined as following:
>> I'd appreciate if a native English speaker confirms this, but I believe
>> this should say "as follows" (same for the other instances of this
>> construct).
> "as follows" reads naturally to me, as a native speaker (also checked:
> online dictionaries mention the phrase "as follows" without saying it's
> specific to my area -- northeast U.S. -- so I think it's right to use)

+1 for as follows

>>> address@hidden contains address of array of
>>> @samp{framebuffer_palette_num_colors} following structures:
>> There seems to be some word missing here.
> "the following structures"?
> "as follows" would also work well if "structures" isn't an important word to
> keep?
> wait, it's like saying "array of 3 following structures", each of the same
> type. hmm. "@samp{framebuffer_palette_num_colors} structures as follows"?

How about this?

XYZZY contains _the_ address of _an_ array of N structures which follow

> -Isaac
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