Re: 'might' vs. 'may'

Subject: Re: 'might' vs. 'may'
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Sat, 15 Oct 1994 08:50:12 -0700

>Unless you can ascribe a 'state of intentionality' and its accordant status to
>the bootstrap loader, the notion of permission does not operate here.

When you're scanning the line, you don't make that distinction. After the
doubletake, you stop and get it right. Removing doubletake-producing phrases
improves your prose. ...RM

Richard Mateosian Technical Writer in Berkeley CA srm -at- c2 -dot- org

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