cvs commit: src/lib/libarchive archive_write.3
ru at freebsd.org
Mon Jul 5 23:17:00 PDT 2004
On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 01:56:16PM -0700, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> >On Mon, Jul 05, 2004 at 06:08:32PM +0000, Tim Kientzle wrote:
> >: -Note: internally, the callbacks are invoked by the compression layer.
> >: +Note: Internally, the callbacks are invoked by the compression layer.
> >Is it acceptable in English, to start a new sentence after a colon?
> Yes, it is. A colon can be used as a "weak period"
> to indicate a close relationship between two otherwise
> separate sentences.
> I just skimmed a couple of grammar references I
> have sitting around and found that the detailed rules
> for when you capitalize after a colon are fairly subtle.
> Rather than get into a pointless grammatical bikeshed,
> I've reworded this to eliminate the colon entirely.
It's not a bikeshed, I'm always willing to learn when you've
got something to teach. ;)
Thanks for the information!
ru at FreeBSD.org
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