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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Telnet docs typos
Date Thu, 30 Nov 2000 09:46:18 GMT
Chris Todd <> wrote:

> I noticed what appear to be some typos in the telnet task docs.

many thanks.

> I have never submitted a patch to an open source project before, but
> I have RTFM in that regard.  The patch file pasted below was
> generated with the following command "diff -u index.html
> index.html.orig > index.html.patch".  As near as I can tell, this is
> the way to do it.

should have been the other way around (diff -u old new), no need to
fear flames though 8-)

> I didn't attach the patch file because I use Outlook which sometimes
> botches attachments.

On the other hand it seems to reformat the text and will break lines
that used to be single lines (breaking the format of the diff
output). Personally I prefer attachments - even when sent by Outlook.


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