"is a directory" repeated twice in ch5, line 2756
julianfoad at btopenworld.com
Mon Jun 26 18:55:59 CDT 2006
Julien BETI wrote:
> I'm sorry to report this "issue" using a mail, but I did not found an
> easy way to put it on your bug tracking system.
Julien, thank you for reporting this issue using mail. We always like to
discuss by mail first, and only use a bug tracker if the information needs to
be kept for a long time.
> In chapter 5 (near the end, line 2746 today), "is a directory" is
> written twice.
The text is: "in its eyes, a directory is a directory is a directory."
That repetition is intentional. It is not necessary - you could remove it
without changing the meaning - but it is an idiom that is used occasionally for
emphasis, like "going on and on and on".
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