Re[2]: Since v because

Subject: Re[2]: Since v because
From: "Virginia L. Krenn" <asdxvlk -at- OKWAY -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU>
Date: Thu, 22 Dec 1994 19:52:09 -0600

Handbook of Technical Writing (Brusaw, Alred, Oliu)

"As is the least definitive connective to indicate cause; its
use for this purpose is better avoided."

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Author: Gwen Gall <ggall -at- ca -dot- oracle -dot- com> at SMTP

And would anyone care to throw in the use of "as" as synonymous with
"because"? I have heard virulent opponents of this use, but it sound perfectly
right to me. Is there a rule I don't know about?

As in:

"As we have not yet implemented the code, we cannot confirm your bug

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