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Subject:Re: readability indexes From:Marcia Coulter <notjust -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 19 May 1995 15:28:32 -0700
>Marcia Coulter is right. The results of readability indeces have to be
>prefaced with "in many cases" or "in context XXX". Or they need a lot
>of *unless* clauses attached to them. That said, does anyone
>know whether a context-sensitive readability index exists? On a
>realted topic, do context-sensitive grammar checkers exist? If not,
>someone could make a lot of money developing them. I find the others
>create more editing work than they save.
Wow! Do you have any idea what that first sentence just did for me on
what has been a *really* tough day?! Thanks James.
So now I get to ask a question. As you envision it, what would a
context sensitive grammar checker be? Sounds like an interesting
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