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Subject: More naughty words (ODF all versions)
Dear all, The following are not likely to survive in normative text: * "basic" as an informal adjective (e.g. "the following basic rules apply" 12.1) * "it's" (should become "it is", and definitely not used as a possessive in e.g. "identifies the object within it's container" in 18.73.3 etc etc) * "has to" (e.g. "a dollar sign ($) has to be placed before each table name" 18.104.22.168) -- this shall become "shall" * "normal" as an informal adjective (e.g. "[t]his attribute controls whether the object is displayed as a normal sub document" 19.105) * "one" as a pronoun standing for an imaginary developer (e.g. "If one places the images iteratively, until a position is found which corresponds to the given offset from the anchor, one can often achieve a placement that fully satisfy all the given layout formatting properties" 19.173) (also the "often" here is bad) * "approximately" in informal usage (e.g. "all characters with this attribute value that immediately follow each other are displayed within two lines of approximately the same length" 19.355) * "whether or not" -> "whether" (generally) (e.g. "These groups specify whether or not to repeat a row or column on the next page" 8.1) * "is allowed to" -> "may" (e.g. "[t]he db:is-empty-allowed attribute specifies whether a column is allowed to contain empty values" 18.61) * "it is recommended" should be re-cast around "should" (e.g. in "it is recommended that vector graphics are stored in the [SVG] format and bitmap graphics in the [PNG] format" 9.4.4) - Alex.