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covers various aspects of the &os; Project, such as its
history, goals, development model, and so on.</para>
- <para>After reading this chapter, you will know:</para>
+ <para>After reading this chapter you will know:</para>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem>
@@ -181,7 +181,7 @@
applications developed by research centers and universities
around the world, often available at little to no cost.</para>
- <para>Because the source code for &os; itself is generally
+ <para>Because the source code for &os; itself is freely
available, the system can also be customized to an almost
unheard of degree for special applications or projects, and in
ways not generally possible with operating systems from most
@@ -314,7 +314,7 @@
<listitem>
<para><emphasis>Software Development:</emphasis> The basic
- &os; system comes with a full complement of development
+ &os; system comes with a full suite of development
tools including a full
C/C++<indexterm>
<primary>Compiler</primary>
@@ -752,14 +752,14 @@
</indexterm>
<para>The &os;&nbsp;Project had its genesis in the early part
- of 1993, partially as an outgrowth of the Unofficial
- 386BSDPatchkit by the patchkit's last 3 coordinators: Nate
- Williams, Rod Grimes and Jordan Hubbard.</para>
+ of 1993, partially as the brainchild of the Unofficial
+ 386BSDPatchkit's last 3 coordinators: Nate Williams,
+ Rod Grimes and Jordan Hubbard.</para>
<indexterm><primary>386BSD</primary></indexterm>
<para>The original goal was to produce an intermediate snapshot
- of 386BSD in order to fix a number of problems with it that
- the patchkit mechanism just was not capable of solving. The
+ of 386BSD in order to fix a number of problems that
+ the patchkit mechanism was just not capable of solving. The
early working title for the project was 386BSD 0.5 or 386BSD
Interim in reference of that fact.</para>
@@ -897,7 +897,7 @@
least on the side of enforced access rather than the usual
opposite. Due to the additional complexities that can evolve
in the commercial use of GPL software we do, however, prefer
- software submitted under the more relaxed BSD copyright when
+ software submitted under the more relaxed BSD license when
it is a reasonable option to do so.</para>
</sect2>
@@ -986,10 +986,10 @@
and Ports Collection repositories also moved from
<application>CVS</application> to
<application>SVN</application> in May 2012 and July
- 2012, respectively. Please refer to the <link
- linkend="synching">Synchronizing your source
- tree</link> section for more information on obtaining
- the &os; <literal>src/</literal> repository and <link
+ 2012, respectively. Please refer to the <link
+ linkend="synching">Obtaining the Source</link>
+ section for more information on obtaining the
+ &os; <literal>src/</literal> repository and <link
linkend="ports-using">Using the Ports
Collection</link> for details on obtaining the &os;
Ports Collection.</para>