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RE: Typos in English manual

From: James Lowe
Subject: RE: Typos in English manual
Date: Sun, 1 Aug 2010 05:34:24 -0400


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From: address@hidden on behalf of Carl Sorensen

Of course, we might want to consider (for the sake of non-native english
speakers) actually deprecating both i.e. and e.g., and replacing them with
"that is" and "for example".


Oo. No thanks; only because while I see 'i.e.' and 'e.g' as an English speaker 
I don't actually 'read' them (if you see what I mean). If I were to see 'for 
example' or 'that is' everywhere it would drive me bonkers!

They are also good visual signifiers that are easily scanned when reading a 


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