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authorOliver Kiddle <okiddle@yahoo.co.uk>2017-06-30 16:04:55 +0200
committerLeah Neukirchen <leah@vuxu.org>2017-06-30 16:25:20 +0200
commit6b68abeccb4667f6f3b34639f19c44824cc0aff6 (patch)
tree98dd107c4c690cb4bd636fbcb8e8ac06d26122df
parent7eed9240a7a1d7deb4772c4c30398c028cae8049 (diff)
downloadmblaze-6b68abeccb4667f6f3b34639f19c44824cc0aff6.tar.gz
man: correct typos and wording
Closes: #43 [via git-merge-pr]
-rw-r--r--man/mblaze-profile.56
-rw-r--r--man/mblaze.716
-rw-r--r--man/mcom.14
-rw-r--r--man/mflag.18
-rw-r--r--man/mlist.16
-rw-r--r--man/mmime.12
-rw-r--r--man/mpick.12
-rw-r--r--man/msed.12
8 files changed, 23 insertions, 23 deletions
diff --git a/man/mblaze-profile.5 b/man/mblaze-profile.5
index 373b3de..4f57b12 100644
--- a/man/mblaze-profile.5
+++ b/man/mblaze-profile.5
@@ -27,21 +27,21 @@ for comments:
Please bear in mind that empty lines will stop parsing.
.Pp
The following
-.Ar key
+.Ar keys
are used by
.Xr mblaze 7 :
.Bl -tag -width Ds
.It Li "Alternate-Mailboxes:"
A comma-separated list of mail addresses that belong to you, for
.Xr mscan 1
-to recognize them as sent to you.
+to recognize messages sent by or directly to you.
.It Li "FQDN:"
The fully qualified domain name used for
.Li "Message-Id:"
generation in
.Xr mgenmid 1 .
.It Li "Local-Mailbox:"
-Your primary mail address, used as default value for
+Your primary mail address, used as the default value for
.Li "From:"
in
.Xr mcom 1 ,
diff --git a/man/mblaze.7 b/man/mblaze.7
index d217070..7e90ff5 100644
--- a/man/mblaze.7
+++ b/man/mblaze.7
@@ -86,14 +86,14 @@ or similar.
expects your mail to reside in Maildir folders.
.Pp
.Nm
-operates directly on Maildir and doesn't use own caches or databases.
+operates directly on Maildir and doesn't use its own caches or databases.
There is no setup needed for many uses.
All tools have been written with performance in mind.
Enumeration of all mails in a Maildir is avoided unless necessary,
-and then optimized to use few syscalls.
-Parsing mail metadata is optimized to use few I/O requests.
+and then optimized to limit syscalls.
+Parsing mail metadata is optimized to limit I/O requests.
Initial operations on big Maildir may feel slow, but as soon as they
-are in file system cache, everything is blazing fast.
+are in the file system cache, everything is blazingly fast.
The tools are written to be memory efficient (i.e. not wasteful), but
whole messages are assumed to fit into RAM easily (one at a time).
.Pp
@@ -119,7 +119,7 @@ or
.Xr mu 1 .
.Sh EXAMPLES
.Nm
-tools are designed to be composed together into a pipe.
+tools are designed to be composed together in a pipe.
It is suitable for interactive use and for scripting.
It integrates well into a Unix workflow.
.Pp
@@ -130,7 +130,7 @@ To operate on a set of mails in multiple steps, you can save a list of mail
as a sequence.
E.g. add a call to
.Ql mseq -S
-to above command:
+to the above command:
.Dl mlist -s ~/Maildir/INBOX | msort -d | mseq -S | mscan
Now mscan will show message numbers and you could look at the first
five mails at once, for example:
@@ -147,12 +147,12 @@ As usual with pipes, the sky is the limit.
.Nm
deals with messages (which are files),
folders (which are Maildir folders),
-sequences (which are newline-separated lists of messages, possibly persisted on disk in
+sequences (which are newline-separated lists of messages, possibly saved on disk in
.Pa ${MBLAZE:-$HOME/.mblaze}/seq ) ,
and the current message (kept as a symlink in
.Pa ${MBLAZE:-$HOME/.mblaze}/cur ) .
.Pp
-Messages in the persisted sequence can be referred to using special
+Messages in the saved sequence can be referred to using special
syntax as explained in
.Xr mmsg 7 .
.Pp
diff --git a/man/mcom.1 b/man/mcom.1
index d14d86d..4edef46 100644
--- a/man/mcom.1
+++ b/man/mcom.1
@@ -23,13 +23,13 @@ After editing, a loop is started where the user can re-edit, send or
cancel the mail.
Use
.Sq Nm Fl r
-to resume editing a draft.
+to resume the editing of a draft.
By default, the last modified draft will be edited.
.Pp
.Nm mfwd
behaves like
.Nm mcom
-but fills the draft with subject and body to forward the messages.
+but fills the draft with a subject and body appropriate for forwarding the messages.
By default, messages are forwarded verbatim as MIME
.Sq Li message/rfc822
attachments.
diff --git a/man/mflag.1 b/man/mflag.1
index 35d5b10..2fe1a4a 100644
--- a/man/mflag.1
+++ b/man/mflag.1
@@ -16,7 +16,7 @@
.Op Ar msgs\ ...
.Sh DESCRIPTION
.Nm
-flags changes the flags of the given
+changes the flags of the given
.Ar msgs
according to the options.
See
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@ as trashed.
.It Fl X Ar str
Mark
.Ar msgs
-as with the chracters in
+with the characters in
.Ar str .
.It Fl d
Unmark
@@ -81,14 +81,14 @@ as trashed.
.It Fl x Ar str
Unmark
.Ar msgs
-as with the chracters in
+with the characters in
.Ar str .
(Remember to use uppercase characters.)
.It Fl v
Read Maildir mails from stdin (or the use the whole current sequence, if
used interactively) and print the transformed list of file names.
.Pp
-Can be used to keep the sequence intact in advent of renames.
+This can be used to keep the sequence intact in the case of renames.
.El
.Pp
Note that the
diff --git a/man/mlist.1 b/man/mlist.1
index 6b7b117..123a5a1 100644
--- a/man/mlist.1
+++ b/man/mlist.1
@@ -3,7 +3,7 @@
.Os
.Sh NAME
.Nm mlist
-.Nd list mesages in Maildir folders
+.Nd list messages in Maildir folders
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl DFPRST
@@ -40,7 +40,7 @@ Only list messages marked as seen.
.It Fl T
Only list messages marked as trashed.
.It Fl X Ar str
-Only list messages marked with the chracters in
+Only list messages marked with the characters in
.Ar str .
.It Fl d
Don't list messages marked as draft.
@@ -55,7 +55,7 @@ Don't list messages marked as seen.
.It Fl t
Don't list messages marked as trashed.
.It Fl x Ar str
-Don't list messages marked with the chracters in
+Don't list messages marked with the characters in
.Ar str .
(Remember to use uppercase characters.)
.It Fl C
diff --git a/man/mmime.1 b/man/mmime.1
index abca61d..929d109 100644
--- a/man/mmime.1
+++ b/man/mmime.1
@@ -18,7 +18,7 @@ encodes the standard input into a MIME message.
generates a
.Sq Li multipart/mixed
mail from standard input,
-extending, wrapping, and encoding the header as neccessary,
+extending, wrapping, and encoding the header as necessary,
and replacing body lines looking like
.Pp
.D1 Li # Ns Ar content Ns Li / Ns Ar type Ns Oo Ns Li # Ns Ar content-disposition Oc Pa path Ns Oo Li > Ns Ar filename Oc
diff --git a/man/mpick.1 b/man/mpick.1
index 724146a..ff3d26d 100644
--- a/man/mpick.1
+++ b/man/mpick.1
@@ -93,7 +93,7 @@ tests are given by the following EBNF:
| <timeprop> <numop> <dur>
| <numprop> <numop> <num>
| <strprop> <strop> <str>
- | prune -- do not match futher messages in thread
+ | prune -- do not match further messages in thread
| print -- always true value
<flagprop> ::= child | draft | flagged | info | new | parent | passed
diff --git a/man/msed.1 b/man/msed.1
index 093b2ec..7cb7d44 100644
--- a/man/msed.1
+++ b/man/msed.1
@@ -39,7 +39,7 @@ The mail body is copied as-is.
supports the following commands.
The separators
.Em after
-the command letter may be subsituted with an arbitrary symbol, just as in
+the command letter may be substituted with an arbitrary symbol, just as in
.Xr sed 1 .
Multiple commands can be separated by
.Sq Cm \&; .