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From ggreg...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r1404984 - /logging/log4j/log4j2/trunk/src/site/xdoc/manual/layouts.xml
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 14:55:38 GMT
Author: ggregory
Date: Fri Nov  2 14:55:37 2012
New Revision: 1404984

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=1404984&view=rev
Log:
Use the active voice.

Modified:
    logging/log4j/log4j2/trunk/src/site/xdoc/manual/layouts.xml

Modified: logging/log4j/log4j2/trunk/src/site/xdoc/manual/layouts.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/logging/log4j/log4j2/trunk/src/site/xdoc/manual/layouts.xml?rev=1404984&r1=1404983&r2=1404984&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- logging/log4j/log4j2/trunk/src/site/xdoc/manual/layouts.xml (original)
+++ logging/log4j/log4j2/trunk/src/site/xdoc/manual/layouts.xml Fri Nov  2 14:55:37 2012
@@ -26,10 +26,10 @@
     <body>
       <section name="Layouts">
         <p>
-          Layouts are used by Appenders to format the LogEvent into a form that meets the
needs of whoever will be
-          consuming the log events. In Log4j 1.x and Logback Layouts were expected to transform
an event into a
+          An Appender uses a Layout to format a LogEvent into a form that meets the needs
of whatever will be
+          consuming the log event. In Log4j 1.x and Logback Layouts were expected to transform
an event into a
           String. In Log4j 2 Layouts return a byte array. This allows the result of the Layout
to be useful in
-          many more types of Appenders. However, this means most Layouts need to be configured
with a
+          many more types of Appenders. However, this means you need to configure most Layouts
with a
           <a href="http://download.oracle.com/javase/6/docs/api/java/nio/charset/Charset.html">Charset</a>
to
           insure the byte array contains correct values.
         </p>



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