ref-manual: minor rewording/clarification in chapter 2

Submitted by Robert P. J. Day on March 6, 2020, 8:04 p.m. | Patch ID: 170846


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Robert P. J. Day March 6, 2020, 8:04 p.m.
Signed-off-by: Robert P. J. Day <>


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diff --git a/documentation/ref-manual/ref-terms.xml b/documentation/ref-manual/ref-terms.xml
index f98546826..722fa7ee2 100644
--- a/documentation/ref-manual/ref-terms.xml
+++ b/documentation/ref-manual/ref-terms.xml
@@ -41,11 +41,13 @@ 
                 That append file would match any
                 version of the recipe.
-                So, the append file would match the following recipe names:
+                So, the append file would match any of the following recipe names:
                 <literallayout class='monospaced'>
                     The use of the "<filename>%</filename>" character
@@ -115,7 +117,7 @@ 
                         in your home directory within the existing
                         directory <filename>mybuilds</filename>:
                         <literallayout class='monospaced'>
-     $cd $HOME
+     $ cd $HOME
      $ source $HOME/poky/&OE_INIT_FILE; $HOME/mybuilds/YP-&POKYVERSION;
@@ -141,7 +143,7 @@ 
                 The system used to build images in a Yocto Project
                 Development environment.
                 The build system is sometimes referred to as the
-                development host.
+                <firstterm>development host</firstterm>.
@@ -393,7 +395,7 @@ 
                 Poky is not a product level distro.
                 Rather, it is a good starting point for customization.
-                    Poky began an open-source
+                    Poky began as an open-source
                     project initially developed by OpenedHand.
                     OpenedHand developed Poky from the existing
                     OpenEmbedded build system to create a commercially