Subject: Re: CVS commit: sharesrc
To: maximum entropy <>
From: Matthew Orgass <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/26/2000 14:39:23
On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, maximum entropy wrote:

> Actually, either way is fine.  If you look hard enough, you will find
> authoritative sources stating that "alias'" is correct, or that
> "alias's" is correct, or that both are correct.  Some sources will say
> that you can always add "'s" to make a plural.  Other sources will say
> that you should add "'s" or just "'" depending on how the plural is
> pronounced.

  Actually, in this case you are all wrong.  Since aliases were already
defined as addresses, describing netmask as the netmask of the network
address of the alias is redundant.  Just say "netmask is the network mask
of the alias." 

Matthew Orgass