Re: [PATCH 2 of 4] Spelling/punctuation fixes

From: Aron Griffis <aron_at_hp.com>
Date: 2007-12-14 10:52:44
Peter Chubb wrote:  [Thu Dec 13 2007, 06:30:27PM EST]
> Some comments:
> 	-- `i.e.' should usually be followed by a comma.  Read it as
> 	    `that is' and see if the resulting sentence makes sense
> 	    without a comma.

Seems to be a matter of debate:
http://dictionary.reference.com/help/faq/language/g58.html

> 	-- Look for the PAL_CODE.... and map it using...
> 		                            ^
> 	   may be a nicer fix.

I'll read it over.  Your suggestion is probably best.

> But it's mostly cosmetic anyway.

Mostly?  :-)

I'll likely just leave out that change.  The comma doesn't offend my
sensibilties.  I noticed it in passing and wasn't aware that "i.e."
and "e.g." are sometimes followed by a comma.

Thanks,
Aron
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