reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which

Subject: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which
From: Yves Barbion <yves -dot- barbion -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 15:46:04 +0200

Hi again group

Which do you prefer and why:

[a] A custom map is a ZIP file containing the following...

[b] A custom map is a ZIP file which contains the following...

Am I right in thinking that "a" is a âreduced relative clauseâ, which is
incorrect in this particular example?

Thanks

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Yves Barbion
www.scripto.nu

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