Whose

Subject: Whose
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- C2 -dot- ORG>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 1995 03:35:48 -0700

> 2. If you have more than one file vault defined, the menu
> cascades to display the file vault names. Select the
> ^^^^^^^^^^
> vault in which the file for which you want to change
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> the number of versions resides.
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

Is "whose" so terrible, as in

Select the vault containing the file whose number of versions you wish to
change.

I had an editor once who mechanically changed "whose" to "of which the," but
I'm not convinced it's an improvement. ...RM

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


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