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Sally Marquigny Network Imaging Systems
sallym -at- msmailhq -dot- netimage -dot- com Herndon, VA
To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: "either"
Date: Thursday, January 19, 1995 9:13AM
Ray asks us to choose between
> "Entries either are alphanumeric strings, such as usernames or passwords;
a> choice between several preset strings, such as enabled or disabled."
> "Entries are either alphanumeric strings...."
> What's more important grammatical exactness or readability?
Ray, I would say that the second is not only more readable, but also
grammatically correct. If a student of mine had written the first sentence,
would have written "awkward" next to it.
merhar -at- alena -dot- switch -dot- rockwell -dot- com