Re: Alternative to typo?

Subject: Re: Alternative to typo?
From: Milan Davidovic <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 11:01:35 -0400

On Fri, Mar 27, 2009 at 10:47 AM, Geoff Lane <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk> wrote:
> In the sentence, "An error may render the unit unresponsive.", "may"
> is ambiguous. Although it expresses probability, it can mean that the
> error has permission to render the unit unresponsive.

I was wondering if someone would bring that up -- is that reading even

> Also, "may" and
> "might" are sometimes taken to express different levels of
> probability, with "may" expressing a higher probability than "might".

Again, is that a plausible reading? And if so, what does it risk?

Milan Davidovic

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