[bksvol-discuss] Re: recurring scanning flaw

  • From: "Pratik Patel" <pratikp1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Jan 2005 11:21:29 -0500

MDash or a "Long dash" is a normal punctuation mark often used to designate
subordinate clauses.  If you find those, please do not remove them.  Unless
you have the print book for reference and you know, for certain, that the
mark does not belong in the spot where it appears, you should try to keep it
as much as possible.

Pratik Patel
Interim Director
Office of Special Services
Queens College
CUNY Assistive Technology Services
The City University of New York



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[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Kellie Hartmann
Sent: Thursday, January 20, 2005 10:51 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: recurring scanning flaw

Do you mean em-dash? If so, you shouldn't replace them with commas. That's a
single symbol that means two dashes together--they're used to separate

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