On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 10:31:59AM -0700, Junio C Hamano wrote:

> -- >8 --
> From: Chris Angelico <ros...@gmail.com>
> Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:07:08 +1100
> Subject: [PATCH] config.txt: third-party tools may and do use their own 
> variables
> [...]
> +Other git-related tools may and do use their own variables.  When
> +inventing new variables for use in your own tool, make sure their
> +names do not conflict with what are used by Git itself and other
> +popular tools, and describe them in your documentation.

I think this third line should be "with what _is_ used" to match the
verb and noun pluralness[1]. Or to keep better parallel structure with
the first clause, something like "...their names do not conflict with
those that are used by Git...".


[1] Is there a word to mean the "pluralness" of a noun or verb (similar
    to "tense" for a verb). Surely there is, but I could not think of
    it. I wanted to say here that the pluralness of "what" and "are"
    does not match (it seems like "what" is a mass noun, which usually
    matches a singular verb).
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