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From: Dave Gomboc (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-07-07 00:56:30

> > > Can you cite a source for that?
> >
> >
> I've never before heard the "one, clear, unmistakable noun"
> discussion and was never taught that identification with
> antecedents was that strict. Certainly you should remove
> troublesome ambiguity, but must one always remove all possibility?

It's clear that this habit is common; people write like this all the
time. Let's face it: on a newsgroup, one can get away with it.
(Heh. :-)

However, for formal documentation, writers should adhere to the
rules that prohibit the presence of such ambiguities.


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