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:email@example.com
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