Re: And/Or

Subject: Re: And/Or
From: "Porrello, Leonard" <leonard -dot- porrello -at- COMPAQ -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 1998 08:34:30 -0700


From what I understand, "or" logically implies "and" unless you explicitly
say something like "exclusively A or B."

The real problem lies in how your audience interprets "or." I think most
people interpret "or" as explicitly exclusive.

Leonard Porrello
Compaq, Telecom Network Solutions
Pubs, Omaha

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brian, Flaherty
> Sent: Thursday, September 24, 1998 9:59 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: And/Or
> Kevin:
> *Enter data in the Starts With field, the Category field, or both.* if
> that is what you really mean, and if that can be done (that is, input is
> acceptable in both fields).
> However, if input is EXCLUSIVE (can only appear in one field), then
> *Enter the data in either the Starts With field or the Category field.*
> Just my opinion.
> > Brian Flaherty
> > ICS, Paramus, NJ (USA)
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