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Re: [vox] [OT] ISO's vs ISOs



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On Monday 22 July 2002 12:47 am, Micah Cowan wrote:
> Peter Jay Salzman writes:
>  > consider the following two sentences:
>  >
>  >    A) Getting Debian ISO's has always been a painful experience.
>  >    B) Getting Debian ISOs has always been a painful experience.

http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/jargon/html/Hacker-Writing-Style.html

Especialy intresting is dealing with quotes and punctuation.

English dictates that you write 'Type "dd."' instead of 'Type "dd".'.

Proper english causes confusion in this case. I say screw proper english when 
it creates confusion. 

- -- 
The first time Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is when they
start making vacuum cleaners.
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