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Re: Suggested press release in reaction to RHAT dropping sparc and alpha

On Tue, Dec 24, 2002 at 01:44:07AM -0500, Jaldhar H. Vyas wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Dec 2002, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> > > community, reaffirmed today its' ongoing commitment to supporting Linux on
> >                               ^^^^
> >                               lose the apostrophe.  should read "its".
> >
> The apostrophe should be there because it's a possessive isn't it?
> (Is all this bickering the reason we are known as the IT industry? :-)

No, it really should not be there.  "Its" _is_ possessive.  "It's" is a
contraction for "it is".  "Its'" is not a word.  (Hey, it's English,
its rules don't have to make sense :-)

Nathan Norman - Incanus Networking mailto:nnorman@incanus.net
  Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me
  and I'll understand.
          -- Chinese Proverb

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