Re: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which

Subject: Re: reduced relative clause: -ing form vs. which
From: "B.J. Smith" <bjsmith -at- ucar -dot- edu>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 08:14:32 -0600

I'm not sure about the "reduced relative clause" question, but I would prefer [b] after replacing "which" with "that."


On 3/29/2012 7:46 AM, Yves Barbion wrote:

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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