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Re: grammar nit

From: Paul Grosso <paul@paulgrosso.name>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 08:32:12 -0500
Message-ID: <4FBA43DC.2060809@paulgrosso.name>
To: Bill Wells <twwells@vmail.me>, xml-editor@w3.org
I agree that "entities which is referenced" should be
"entities which are referenced".  (Or maybe "that are
referenced"--I've never been certain about that/which.)

We can put that on the list of things to correct the next
time we issue a new edition.

I will note that this wording is in the First Edition
(February 1998) at
http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-xml-19980210#sec-well-formed
so it was just inherited in subsequent editions.

paul

On 2012-05-15 11:45, Bill Wells wrote:
> In section 2.1, "Well-Formed XML Documents", criterion 3 says:
>
> "Each of the parsed entities which is referenced directly or indirectly within
> the document is well-formed."
>
> This is parsed as "Each of<noun phrase>  is well formed". The noun phrase is
> "the parsed entities which is referenced directly or indirectly within the
> document". The latter "is" should be "are", as it references the plural
> "parsed entities".
>
> --Bill Wells
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