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y-iida at secom

Jul 24, 2000, 4:47 AM


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Possible errata for gpg.sgml file

Hi. Enjoy the patch at the end.

For me, ``anem muts'' was very tough!
I hope that it is the correct one.

--- gpg.sgml~ Sat Jul 22 20:21:05 2000
+++ gpg.sgml Sun Jul 23 15:10:29 2000
@@ -160,8 +160,8 @@
<term>--verify-files <optional><parameter/files/</optional></term>
<listitem><para>
This is a special version of the --verify command which does not work with
-detached signatures. The command expects the files to bee verified either
-on the commandline or reads the filenames from stdin; each anem muts be on
+detached signatures. The command expects the files to be verified either
+on the commandline or reads the filenames from stdin; each name must be on
separate line. The command is intended for quick checking of many files.
</para></listitem></varlistentry>

@@ -440,7 +440,7 @@
<listitem><para>
Same as --export, but does export the secret keys.
This is normally not very useful and a security risk.
-the second form of the command has the special property to
+The second form of the command has the special property to
render the secret part of the primary key useless; this is
a GNU extension to OpenPGP and other implementations can
not be expected to successful import such a key.
@@ -770,8 +770,8 @@
<varlistentry>
<term>--keyring &ParmFile;</term>
<listitem><para>
-Add &ParmFile to the list of keyrings.
-If &ParmFile begins with a tilde and a slash, these
+Add &ParmFile; to the list of keyrings.
+If &ParmFile; begins with a tilde and a slash, these
are replaced by the HOME directory. If the filename
does not contain a slash, it is assumed to be in the
home-directory ("~/.gnupg" if --homedir is not used).
@@ -1101,7 +1101,7 @@
<term>--escape-from-lines</term>
<listitem><para>
Because some mailers change lines starting with "From "
-to "&#60;From " it is good to handle such lines in a special
+to "&#62;From " it is good to handle such lines in a special
way when creating cleartext signatures. All other PGP
versions do it this way too. This option is not enabled
by default because it would violate rfc2440.
@@ -1221,7 +1221,7 @@
<listitem><para>
GnuPG uses a file to store it's internal random pool over invocations.
This makes random generation faster; however sometimes write operations
-are not desired. This option can be used to achive that with the cost of
+are not desired. This option can be used to achieve that with the cost of
slower random generation.
</para></listitem></varlistentry>

@@ -1297,7 +1297,7 @@
Changes the output of the list commands to work faster; this is achieved
by leaving some parts empty. Some applications don't need the user ID and
the trust information given in the listings. By using this options they
-can get a faster listing. The excact behaviour of this option may change
+can get a faster listing. The exact behaviour of this option may change
in future versions.
</para></listitem></varlistentry>

@@ -1473,7 +1473,7 @@
<listitem><para>
Verify the signature of the file but do not output the data. The second form
is used for detached signatures, where <parameter/sigfile/ is the detached
-signature (either ASCII armored of binary) and &OptParmFiles are the signed
+signature (either ASCII armored of binary) and &OptParmFiles; are the signed
data; if this is not given the name of the file holding the signed data is
constructed by cutting off the extension (".asc" or ".sig") of
<parameter/sigfile/ or by asking the user for the filename.
--
iida

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