Re: one word, not "if", for "as long as"

Subject: Re: one word, not "if", for "as long as"
From: Jay Maechtlen <techwriter -at- laserpubs -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 10:19:14 -0700


"Different subdomains are permitted within a top level domain."



"You can use different/multiple subdomains within each top level domain."


??

On 4/23/2012 10:03 AM, Monique Semp wrote:

Ack; looking for a single word to mean âas long asâ or âso long asâ, but not if, which to me results in the wrong emphasis (reversal of dependent/dependency) in the following sentence:

âThe subdomains can be different as long as the top level domains are the same.â

My concern with âas long asâ is that itâs wordy and perhaps a bit of a colloquialism that might cause ESL readers to stumble over the sentence.

Ideas?
-Monique

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