typos in the manual

Ralf Wildenhues Ralf.Wildenhues@gmx.de
Tue Aug 8 21:36:00 GMT 2006

Hello Joseph,

* Joseph S. Myers wrote on Tue, Aug 08, 2006 at 11:04:54PM CEST:
> On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Ralf Wildenhues wrote:
> > -friend declare or define an ordinary, nontemplate function.  (Section
> > +friend declare or define an ordinary, non-template function.  (Section
> We don't use the hyphen after "non" in the GCC manuals; see 
> <http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2001-10/msg00610.html>.

Thanks for the quick review and the pointer.  However, the pedant in
me notes that either the rule in above URL is somewhat underspecified
(sic! I learned from it ;-)  or there are plenty of matches found by
  grep non- doc/*.texi

that seem to contradict this rule (but look fine to me otherwise).

I don't intend to stir an old discussion again, even less so for
an issue rather similar to the bikeshed's color; so, should I redo
the patch with all "non-" changes removed, but without any other
"non-" changes added?

Cheers, and sorry for all the unintended puns,

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