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Correct grammar etc Re: Clear and simple writing

From: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 19:40:10 -0500 (EST)
To: Jo Miller <jo@bendingline.com>
cc: WAI GL <w3c-wai-gl@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.30.0111251932140.4222-100000@tux.w3.org>
Yes, I agree that correct usage is important. In some languages it is very
easy to create confusion by using common spoken forms. I suspect this is
related to the problem of providing vowels in languages where they are
optional, such as hebrew and arabic.



On Sat, 24 Nov 2001, Jo Miller wrote:


  I would like to see an explicit emphasis on "use correct grammar,
  punctuation, and spelling" (according to the rules of whatever
  language the document uses). Item 19 seems to allude to a separate
  set of grammar-based success criteria, so my comment may be redundant.
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