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[whatwg] Editorial 2.2.2

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 11:33:55 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0908151132120.6420@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 10 Aug 2009, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
>
> "Extensions must be defined so that the use of extensions does not 
> contradict nor cause the non-conformance of functionality defined in the 
> specification."
> 
> should be either
> 
> "Extensions must be defined so that the use of extensions neither
> contradicts nor causes the non-conformance of functionality defined in
> the specification."
>
> or
>
> "Extensions must be defined so that the use of extensions does not 
> contradict or cause the non-conformance of functionality defined in the 
> specification."
> 
> I prefer the second.

I always dislike using using "or" when something is negated... I don't 
know why, I always feel like the negation gets forgotten. I've used 
"neither". Thanks for catching this.

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