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@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@ ______________________________________________
Git is a fast distributed revision control system.
-This manual is designed to be readable by someone with basic unix
+This manual is designed to be readable by someone with basic UNIX
command-line skills, but no previous knowledge of git.
<<repositories-and-branches>> and <<exploring-git-history>> explain how
@@ -217,7 +217,7 @@ commits will help understand how the git organizes history.
In the following, we say that commit X is "reachable" from commit Y
if commit X is an ancestor of commit Y. Equivalently, you could say
-that Y is a descendent of X, or that there is a chain of parents
+that Y is a descendant of X, or that there is a chain of parents
leading from commit Y to commit X.
[[history-diagrams]]
@@ -1911,7 +1911,7 @@ gitlink:git-update-server-info[1], and the documentation
link:hooks.html[Hooks used by git].)
Advertise the url of proj.git. Anybody else should then be able to
-clone or pull from that url, for example with a commandline like:
+clone or pull from that url, for example with a command line like:
-------------------------------------------------
$ git clone http://yourserver.com/~you/proj.git
@@ -2531,7 +2531,7 @@ them again with gitlink:git-am[1].
Other tools
-----------
-There are numerous other tools, such as stgit, which exist for the
+There are numerous other tools, such as StGIT, which exist for the
purpose of maintaining a patch series. These are outside of the scope of
this manual.
@@ -3961,8 +3961,8 @@ This is a work in progress.
The basic requirements:
- It must be readable in order, from beginning to end, by
- someone intelligent with a basic grasp of the unix
- commandline, but without any special knowledge of git. If
+ someone intelligent with a basic grasp of the UNIX
+ command line, but without any special knowledge of git. If
necessary, any other prerequisites should be specifically
mentioned as they arise.
- Whenever possible, section headings should clearly describe