[interchange-docs] xmldocs - docelic modified 2 files
docelic at mail.inet.hr
Wed Nov 8 06:03:19 EST 2006
On Tue, 7 Nov 2006 23:05:16 +0000
Kevin Walsh <kevin at cursor.biz> wrote:
> Davor Ocelic <docelic at mail.inet.hr> wrote:
> > > > -specify directory for runtime files
> > > > +specify directory containing runtime files
> > > >
> > > I object to the term "containing". It is the defined location _for_
> > > runtime files, but doesn't necessarily contain any files.
> > >
> > Well. If there are no files, then it's also irrelevant whether it
> > is _for_ them or not. But anyway, ok, will be changed on next
> > iteration.
> I don't like either of the two. :-)
> How about "specify the runtime files directory"?
Well, that would be good, but in English text
targetted at all kinds of native and non-native English readers,
I tend to avoid "chained constructs" like that one.
And web translation engines have a problem translating that form
of sentence as well.
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