RE: Re: "Is exceeded" acceptable grammar?

Subject: RE: Re: "Is exceeded" acceptable grammar?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2010 17:37:03 +0000

Grammatically, your version is correct. One thought: is it inevitable that the installer will exceed the spool limit, or should it perhaps say "if the spool limit is exceeded..?"

Gene Kim-Eng

------- Original Message -------
On Thu, Feb 25, 2010 at 6:21 AM, Blount, Patricia A wrote:
> What is your opinion of the following sentence: "The application stops
> the Windows Installer service when the spool limit is exceeded."

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