[whatwg] A few editing suggestions for the HTML5 spec

Maciej Stachowiak mjs at apple.com
Sat Apr 14 16:12:18 PDT 2007

On Apr 14, 2007, at 3:14 PM, Geoffrey Garen wrote:

> 1.4
> "when not qualified to explicitly refer"
> when not qualified explicitly to refer
> (split infinitive)

The split infinitive is not generally considered a grammatical error  
these days. See <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Split_infinitive> for  
the fascinating (to grammar mavens) history of the construction and a  
reference that "most experts on language now agree that the split  
infinitive is sometimes appropriate."


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