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The errata list is a list of errors and their corrections that were found after the product was released. If the error was corrected in a later version or reprint the date of the correction will be displayed in the column titled "Date Corrected".

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Color Key: Serious Technical Mistake Minor Technical Mistake Language or formatting error Typo Question Note Update



Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page viii
In the last paragraph, "Edie Freeman" now reads "Edie Freedman."

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 3

In the introduction a line reads: "...One of the GNU project's states goals was to create a freely..." The word "states" should be "stated."

Anonymous   
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Page 21
Footnote

http;//www.tuxedo.org now reads: http://www.tuxedo.org

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 41
2nd to last paragraph

"Geulph in Canada." should be: "Guelph in Canada."

Anonymous   
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Page 46
7 lines up, "complier" should read "compiler."

Anonymous   
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Page 50

Second paragraph under "The IETF Process," line 5 now reads: The RFC Editor then decides whether to publish the document and, if the IESG offers one, weather to include a note from the IESG in the document. The word "weather" should be "whether".

Anonymous   
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Page 52

The text reads: Restricting access to work-in-progress documents makes it harder for implementors to understand what the genesis and rational is for specific features in the standard, and this can lead to flawed implementations. It should read: Restricting access to work-in-progress documents makes it harder for implementors to understand what the genesis and rationale is for specific features in the standard, and this can lead to flawed implementations.

Anonymous   
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Page 68

1.-1, reads: What will we do what this happens? Should read: What will we do when this happens?

Anonymous   
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Page 82
The table had the data "Dec1004" but now reads "Dec 1994"

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 107

The fourth paragraph from bottom reads: "I think that all the other projects from the GNU group are for Linux insignificant" It should read: "I think that all the other projects from the GNU group are insignificant for Linux"

Anonymous   
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Page 111
10 lines down, "complicate" should read "complicated."

Anonymous   
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Page 131
The bottom figure now reads "Deutsch."

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 135
Typo: "Of course my dictionary has it upside from that"

should be "...upside down from that"

Anonymous   
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Page 173
Typo in third paragraph

"works that are the first of their kind and have shown a spotlight on this formerly little-known phenomenon." should read: "works that are the first of their kind and have shone a spotlight on this formerly little-known phenomenon."

Anonymous   
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Page 187
Typo in second paragraph.

"System administration is the next frontier: while linuxconf partially addresses this issue, if falls far short..." should be "...it falls far short..."

Anonymous   
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Page 191
Typo: "http;//www.netcraft.co.uk"

now reads: "http://www.netcraft.co.uk".

Anonymous    May 01, 1999
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Page 250

(250) The line of text at the bottom of the page should be on the next page.

Anonymous