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Old 26th December 2017
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Default [FAQ] is this a typo ?

Hello,
I am not a native english speaker. While reading the porter's guide, I found something that looks like a typo. Before bothering the FAQ maintainer, I would like to have yours opinions on this.

Here, look at step 31.
"mailinglist archives just contain the mails itself". Shouldn't it be "the mails themselves" or "the mail itself"?
If not, what am I missing?

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You're correct regarding English grammar, but your link may be incorrect as there is no discussion of the mailing list archives in the porting checklist.
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from:https://www.openbsd.org/faq/ports/gu...PortsChecklist

31. Mail ports@openbsd.org with a description, the homepage (if any), and a short note asking for comments and testing. Make sure to attach the port/patch to this email, or mention an URL where it can be found, and send it out (mailinglist archives just contain the mails itself).

Actually, according to my "spell checker" "mailinglist" is wrong as well , should be "mailing list".

Try to get others to test it on a variety of platforms for you.
I am not sure on the grammar.
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Old 27th December 2017
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You're correct regarding English grammar, but your link may be incorrect as there is no discussion of the mailing list archives in the porting checklist.
Ah funny!
A patch was issued between my post and your's that removed this particular part:
The diff
The page history

Garry must have a local copy and didn't noticed the change.
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