[whatwg] A few editing suggestions for the HTML5 spec

Křištof Želechovski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Thu May 8 09:55:20 PDT 2008

The problem does not exist in German grammar because the infinitive is
placed at the end.

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[mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Maciej Stachowiak
Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 7:03 AM
To: Peter Kasting
Cc: whatwg at whatwg.org; Geoffrey Garen; Ian Hickson
Subject: Re: [whatwg] A few editing suggestions for the HTML5 spec

On May 6, 2008, at 9:38 PM, Peter Kasting wrote:

> On Tue, May 6, 2008 at 6:44 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> > 8.2.1
> > "do not have to actually create a DOM Document object"
> > do not actually have to create a DOM Document object
> > (split infinitive)
> I prefer the split version.
> FWIW I prefer the non-split version as well.  But I am a grammar  
> Nazi :)

In English grammar, the split infinitive is not an error. I wouldn't  
know about German grammar.


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