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Re: [vox] [OT] ISO's vs ISOs
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Re: [vox] [OT] ISO's vs ISOs



On Sun, Jul 21, 2002 at 11:08:52PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> consider the following two sentences:
> 
>    A) Getting Debian ISO's has always been a painful experience.
>    B) Getting Debian ISOs has always been a painful experience.
> 
> sentence B seems more correct, but to my eyes, sentence A looks more
> pleasing; it just looks better with the apostrophe.

A is a deplorable modern degeneration. B is the correct choice according to
one style guide, and my personal preference as well. The reader can tell that
the ess is not part of the acronym by its small case.

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