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On Sat, 2011-12-31 at 08:56 -0600, William Hubbs wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 30, 2011 at 10:11:58AM +0100, Michał Górny wrote:
> > On Fri, 30 Dec 2011 09:56:33 +0100
> > Thomas Beierlein <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > The 5.2.x release series of Bacula uses a new database catalog format.
> > ^^^ use (singular)
> No, "uses" is correct here.
Right. The word "series" has the same form in both singular and plural;
in this case, it refers to a single, well-defined group of releases, so
using it as singular is correct.
See http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/series#English and