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#23861: Misplaced comma. Last paragraph before 5.2 should read...

...tries username mike; if that's wrong, jut hit Enter instead...

P3.0
19-Dec-05
61
#23903: At the bottom of the second paragraph the sentence reads: "Make sure your Unix administrator understands how groups, umasks, and sticky bit...more...
P2.0
01-Jan-06
62

#24227: Second line of second paragraph should begin with:
"brings all the files in the directory"--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
03-Mar-06
96

#23950: Double negation: "that it hasn't [not] been added"--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06
102

#24230: It seems that there is a spurious space character at the end of the first paragraph between the "Figure 8.1" and the full-stop.--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
03-Mar-06
103

#23877: At the bottom of the page, in the paragraph under "7.3 Multiple Repositories", "multiple" is misspelled "mutliple" in the second sentence.--Evan A. Zacks

P3.0
23-Dec-05
115
#23951: In the second paragraph, the clash between "a single developer" and "they" feels quite uncomfortable (for me as a non-native English reader). ...more...
P3.0
17-Jan-06
133

#23952: Figure 10.1: Shouldn't the binary file libdatetime.a be stored below the lib/ directory (instead of below vendor/ directly)?--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06
136

#23953: Subversion 1.2.3 (r15833) claims that option "--no-autoprops" should be "--no-auto-props". First line on page 136.--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06
140

#23954: Subversion 1.2.3 (r15833): Another reference to option "--no-autoprops" should be changed to "--no-auto-props". Next-to-last line of page.--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06
162
#37995: I had a problem with "Subversion just seems to hang (Windows)". The problem was that plink.exe was prompting me for input which I could not ...more...
P4.0
26-Feb-09
177

#23957: Subversion 1.2.3, the third: s/autoprops/auto-progs/g in the description of the "svn add" command.--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06
179

#23958: Subversion 1.2.3, at last: s/autoprops/auto-props/g in the description of the "svn import" command.--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06
192

#23959: First line: s/verson/version/--Andreas Scherer

P3.0
17-Jan-06