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Re: XML schema draft comments: pt.1 3.15.2 editorial - "none" used as plural

From: Dave Peterson <davep@iit.edu>
Date: Wed, 16 Jun 2004 12:43:59 -0400
Message-Id: <a05210654bcf62899950e@[]>
To: Daniel Barclay <daniel@fgm.com>, www-xml-schema-comments@w3.org

At 12:17 PM -0400 040616, Daniel Barclay wrote:
>Regarding the draft at
>Section 3.15.2 says:
>   Note that none of the attribute information items displayed
>   above correspond directly to properties of schemas.
>That should say "none...corresponds" ("none" is singular).

Guess it depends how you were taught.  I was taught "none" was
plural, and using singular verbs with it always causes me to
trip while reading.  Saying "none correspond" is the same as
saying "all do not correspond"--that's the way I was taught.
Dave Peterson

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