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"many times"

From: Marshall Price <d021317c@dc.seflin.org>
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 08:13:13 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200009121213.IAA27465@dc.seflin.org>
To: www-rdf-comments@w3.org
  "Many times" is a poor substitute for "often," and one which always rubs
me the wrong way.  Not only does it fail to express the basic concept of
frequency ("times" with respect to "time"), but it leaves the reader
wondering what number "many" represents, and how it compares to other
numbers considered "many." 
  When I first encountered this abomination in the early 1970's, I
expected it to disappear in a cloud of ridicule, and until now, I thought
it had.  Evidently, a bit more nose-thumbing is in order -- it has yet to
be scorned many enough times. 
  The disaster in question occurs at 
"Resource Description Framework (RDF) Model and Syntax Specification"
URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-rdf-syntax/
Marshall Price of Miami, Florida             I'm voting for John Hagelin
d021317c@dc.seflin.org : "Oh, to unfree one's heaven!"
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