re What is wrong with this sentence?

Subject: re What is wrong with this sentence?
From: "James Jones" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 10:00:08 -0500


ABC gives you the XYZ interface. Use the XYZ interface to store personal
card information.

Jim Jones http://www.tinyurl.com/4arjc

-----Original Message-----
> "ABC provides the XYZ interface using which you can
> create folders for storing your personal card information."

...nothing ungrammatical about it, but the use of "using" looks a bit as
if you thought "using" is a preposition. ("By which," "through which,"
"using which".) The appearance of "storing" a few words later, its
spelling constructed similarly but its grammatical role entirely
different, adds to the air of confusion.



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