A syntax question
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Mon Nov 10 15:44:53 CET 2014
On 2014-11-10, David Palao <dpalao.python at gmail.com> wrote:
>> My crystal ball is currently in for repair and is not expected back
>> in the foreseeable future.
> Without a crystal ball, this prediction might be not well founded.
That isn't a prediction. It's an explicit statement of no prediction.
He said that it is "not expected back" rather than "expected not to be
back". They're two different things. The former asserts a _lack_ of
expection/prediction. The latter asserts an expectation/prediction.
Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards Yow! Am I in Milwaukee?
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