# Re: [wmii] guide_en.tex

Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 23:10:28 +1000

> >
> > Just send the patches. I'll read them, interpret them and change
> > things by hand (to keep the writing style).
>
> FYI I currently work on a big patch of the guide, will be ready
> in some hours! Please don't change too much now... thanks.
> --
> Anselm R. Garbe ><>< www.ebrag.de ><>< GPG key: 0D73F361

OK, below is a patch showing changes to sections 1 & 2. Since Stefan
is going to apply it by hand, anyway, I guess he can wait till after Anselm's
change. I look forward to seeing the new version in hg tip tomorrow then.

Cheers.

diff -r 109ae3f24c8d doc/guide_en.tex
--- a/doc/guide_en.tex Thu Apr 27 15:05:29 2006 +1000
+++ b/doc/guide_en.tex Thu Apr 27 15:08:09 2006 +1000
@@ -78,28 +78,28 @@ people mentioned at \href{http://wmii.de
Wmii--3 is a new kind of window manager. It is designed to have a
small memory footprint, be extremely modularised and have as
little code as possible, thus ensuring as few bugs as possible. In
- fact, one of our official goal is to not to exceed $10 k$ lines of
+ fact, one of our official goals is to not exceed $10 k$ lines of
code~\footnote{
- the $10 k$ SLOC restriction benefits that it's easier
- to read/understand, thus it's easier to use and get used to it.}.
-
- Wmii tries to be very portable and to give the user as many
+ the benefit of the $10 k$ SLOC restriction is it's easier
+ to read and understand, thus it's easier to use it and get used to it.}.
+
+ Wmii tries to be very portable and to give the user as much
freedom as possible.

- Wmii--3 is the third mayor release of the second generation of the
+ Wmii--3 is the third major release of the second generation of the
window manager improved~\footnote{ the ii is actually a roman
- letter for the number 2.}. Wmii first introduced a new paradigm
- in version 2.5, namely the dynamic window management, that
+ numeral for the number 2.}. Wmii first introduced a new paradigm
+ in version 2.5, namely dynamic window management, that
the companion \emph{wmii.tex}).

\subsection{Target audience}

- I presume the reader already has experience with Unix, knows all
- the basic terminology and concepts like files or editors.
-
- I hope you are open minded against new ideas, and willing to spend
- some time learning it~\footnote{remember the refrain: nobody can
+ I presume the reader already has experience with Unix and knows all
+ the basic terminology and concepts like files and editors.
+
+ I hope you are open minded towards new ideas, and willing to spend
+ some time learning them~\footnote{remember the refrain: nobody can
teach you what you don't want to know''.}.

If you only want to know how to operate wmii-3 and are not
@@ -109,8 +109,8 @@ people mentioned at \href{http://wmii.de

However, to get the most out of wmii--3 you should possibly read
the whole document. Another possibility is to read the
- introductory chapters first, use some time to get settled in the
- wmii--world and read the scripting chapters later on.
+ introductory chapters first, spend some time to get settled in the
+ wmii--world and then read the scripting chapters later on.

\section{Configuration and install}
\label{sec:conf&install}
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ people mentioned at \href{http://wmii.de

basically means it is free software, and you are free to download
- from \hrefx{http://wmii.de} free of charge~\footnote{ please have
+ it from \hrefx{http://wmii.de} free of charge~\footnote{ please have
details}.

@@ -127,13 +127,13 @@ people mentioned at \href{http://wmii.de

First of all, have a look if there are binary packages of wmii in
- good packages. If you found a package to trust, you may now safely
+ good packages. If you have found a trustworthy package, you may now safely
skip this paragraph.

For all those who are still reading this, let me tell you you are
on the good side because if you grab the sources and compile them
- you'll benefit from having everything in it's original place, so
- it'll ease your use of wmii.
+ you'll benefit from having everything in it's original place, which will
+ ease your use of wmii.

\begin{enumerate}
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