[rfc-i] CMOS

Andrew Sullivan ajs at anvilwalrusden.com
Fri Oct 6 16:10:31 PDT 2017


On Sat, Oct 07, 2017 at 11:58:06AM +1300, Brian E Carpenter wrote:
> (In this case, I need to check the strange theory that "that" introduces
> a restrictive clause whereas "which" is non-restrictive, or maybe it's
> the other way round, and who cares anyway, because the meaning should be
> clear without such an implied semantic distinction?)
> 
> ((In case it isn't obvious, I believe this is a distinction invented on
> the Western side of the Atlantic; it was certainly not something that,
> or which, I ever heard on the Eastern side.))

You may think it was invented on the Western side of the Atlantic, but
my Gowers Fowler discusses it in some detail.  

Best regards,

A

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