Re: Alternative to typo?

Subject: Re: Alternative to typo?
From: Milan Davidovic <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 09:43:17 -0400

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 9:12 AM, Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca> wrote:
> Second, and no less important, "may" is unacceptably vague: if at all
> possible, make the SME tell you clearly and unequivocally when a typo
> will and will not cause this behavior, and clearly spell this out for
> the reader.

Let's say, for whatever reason, that you *can't* get an unequivocal
statement of when the typo will cause the behaviour. Would you still
avoid the "may" statement?

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alternative to typo: From: Joel
Alternative to typo?: From: Geoff Hart

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