Re: Roundtrip, round trip, round-trip?

Subject: Re: Roundtrip, round trip, round-trip?
From: "Michael West" <mbwest -at- bigpond -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 19:47:34 +1000

> What would you do with this term as a noun in a software environment?

> Closed, open, or hyphenated? If the open two-word form, you'd then

> hyphenate it as an adjective preceding the noun it modifies?

"Round trip" as an adjective-noun pair.

"Round-trip" as a compound modifier.

"Roundtrip" or "round-trip" as a verb.

Pretty much the way English has been written by professional writers and
editors for the past century or so.

What does "a software environment" have to do with anything?


Mike West

Melbourne, Australia


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