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

Subject: Re: one word, not "if", for "as long as"
From: "Peter Neilson" <neilson -at- windstream -dot- net>
To: TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2012 14:11:10 -0400

Turn it upside down, maybe?

"Although the top level domains must be the same, the subdomains can differ."

Now I am missing the context, so my revision might twist the meaning, but perhaps the following changes might help:

"Although the top level domains must be identical to each other, the subdomains can differ."

"The top level domains must be identical [to whatever?], but the subdomains can differ."


On Mon, 23 Apr 2012 13:03:22 -0400, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> 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

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