[flashrom] [PATCH] Add Olimex ARM-USB-TINY as an FT2232 SPI Programmer

Stefan Tauner stefan.tauner at student.tuwien.ac.at
Thu Jun 16 13:18:04 CEST 2011

On Sat, 11 Jun 2011 23:05:46 +0100
Andrew Morgan <ziltro at ziltro.com> wrote:

> On 10/06/11 23:31, Pete Batard wrote:
> >
> >> regarding the man page patch:
> >>> -can be any of
> >>> +can be one of
> >> how is that better (non-native speaker here...)?
> >
> > Non native speaker either, but I think (feel) "any of" is better 
> > applied to very short lists, whereas "one of" is better applied to 
> > long ones, and our list has grown long. As the matter above, just a 
> > matter of individual perception.
> >
> As someone who is a native English speaker I would say that "one of 
> <list>" implies you can select one item from <list> (only one) and "any 
> of <list>" implies you can select one or more option from <list>.
> I have had a brief look in 'man flashrom' and I would suggest removing 
> "any of" in all places and "one of" in one place, they don't seem needed.
> Best explained in a patch, so I have attached one.
> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morgan <ziltro at ziltro.com>
> I left “one of -h, -R, -L, -z, -E, -r, -w, -v or no operation.” because 
> those options are mutually exclusive.

hello andrew

i have merged your patch with another one and committed it in r1339.
please see http://patchwork.coreboot.org/patch/3133/ for details.
thanks for your input!

Kind regards/Mit freundlichen Grüßen, Stefan Tauner

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