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SubjectRe: Linux 2.4.20-pre4-ac1
Hi,

On Sun, 25 Aug 2002, Tomas Szepe wrote:
> > "Warning: Limiting speed since you did not use an 80-conductor cable"
>
> Pronouns should generally be avoided in formulations such as this one,
> simply because there's no way to tell who it really was who didn't use
> an 80-conductor cable. Go with a passive sentence instead.

"Warning: The speed was limited because the 80-conductor cable wasn't used
(and got annoyed for that reason)."?
"Warning: 80-conductor cable wasn't, so it must have been the speed
which got used to reducing itself."

Just a matter of taste...

Thunder
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