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Re: When is it "open source" and not "open-source"? (Hyphenation puzzlement)
Subject:Re: When is it "open source" and not "open-source"? (Hyphenation puzzlement) From:Richard Mateosian <xrmxrm -at- gmail -dot- com> To:TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Thu, 10 Jun 2010 22:31:06 -0700
Because "open" is an adjective, the hyphen is not required under the
usual rules, but it might make the reading a little smoother. ...RM
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 9:11 PM, Janice Gelb <janice -dot- gelb -at- oracle -dot- com> wrote:
> We hyphenate "open source" when used as a modifier.
> I think all of your examples should be hyphenated.
Richard Mateosian <xrm -at- pacbell -dot- net>
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