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Little things that matter in language design
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Posted Feb 26, 2013 3:33 UTC (Tue) by jbv (guest, #66170)
Uhm, your substitution doesn't seem to improve the sentence?
$ echo "Another pointless software" | sed -e 's/a/an/g'
Another pointless softwanre
What about s/s s/s piece of s/
or s/software/operating system/
Posted Feb 26, 2013 3:46 UTC (Tue) by jbv (guest, #66170)
You meant to change "As a advocate" to "As an advocate".
Your substitution still only works for humans though.
Posted Feb 26, 2013 16:01 UTC (Tue) by tjc (subscriber, #137)
My intent was to point out that the word "software" defines an abstract concept and cannot be instantiated as "another software." "A software" is incorrect as well. "Two softwares" is right out.
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