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Re: Oxford comma in altlocs rendering

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Tue, 03 Sep 2002 07:15:12 -0700
Message-ID: <3D74C3F0.2020004@textuality.com>
To: "Kay, Michael" <Michael.Kay@softwareag.com>
Cc: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk, spec-prod@w3.org

Kay, Michael wrote:
> I tend to use the Oxford comma myself: too much risk of ambiguity otherwise
> in lists such as "Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Waterstones". To me, "XML,
> Schema and DTD" reads like a list of two things not of three. But then I
> tend to follow Fowler in such matters.

Ditto.  Oxford rules chez moi. -Tim
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