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Thank you for your incisive comments. You're absolutely right. The
entire "Requirements" section is absolutely necessary to understand the
sentence, and no explication, none whatsoever, is possible apart from
the requirements section in its entirety. In fact, for a truly complete
understanding, you'll probably need the entire 500 page guide. I'll be
sure to include it next time I ask a grammatical question.
From: Bonnie Granat [mailto:bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2008 12:34 PM
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Subject: RE: Grammer question
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> I can't decide which of the following two expressions is preferable:
> A. You can run ingest jobs from any computer that meets
> requirements in
> your network.
> B. You can run ingest jobs from any computer in your network
> that meets
> The requirements mentioned pertain to the computer, not the network.
The computer has requirements? What kind of computer has "requirements"
other than that it has an operating system? Requirements for *what*?
sentient being be using it? That it be plugged into a power source?
statement's meaning clear to me. Nor is your sentence explaining whose
requirements you're talking about. Now maybe I'm just too non-techie to
it, but I am perplexed about what you might even be referring to.
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