Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/share/man/man4
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: source-changes
Date: 03/31/2003 19:20:41
On 31 Mar 2003, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> Ben Harris <> writes:
> > Module Name:	src
> > Committed By:	bjh21
> > Date:		Mon Mar 31 12:34:51 UTC 2003
> >
> > Modified Files:
> > 	src/share/man/man4: bge.4 de.4 le.4 sf.4 ti.4 tl.4 tlp.4 tlphy.4
> >
> > Log Message:
> > Inspired by Igor Sobrado, spell Ethernet physical layers (e.g. 10BASE-T)
> > correctly everywhere except in "ifmedia" parameters to ifconfig(8).
> It might be better, from a mnemonic point of view, to spell everything
> the way we do the ifmedia stuff. It would make it easier for people to
> keep the machine readable spelling in mind. Failing that, we should
> make the ifmedia stuff accept the "Right" spelling as an alias.

I think the latter is the right way to go.  Indeed, it might be an idea to
make the right spelling the default, but that probably needs discussion
and stuff, and I've got a headache right now.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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