Re: "either case" vs. "both cases" ?

Subject: Re: "either case" vs. "both cases" ?
From: Robert Lauriston <robert -at- lauriston -dot- com>
To: Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>, TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 09:19:11 -0800

Are you describing two cases or writing a procedure in which the user
much choose one of two possible paths?

"In both cases, X happens."
"In either case, do X."

On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 8:33 AM, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hello, WR-L-ers,
>
> I’m sure that there must be a preferred or more grammatically correct version, but the following seem to mean the same thing when used after an introductory sentence that describes two different behaviors, and then I want to describe something that the two behaviors have in common:
>
> * In either case, blah-blah-blah.
> * In both cases, blah-blah-blah.


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