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Old 02-04-2005, 07:58 PM   #1
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Which article to use before an extention?


I just responded to a post, and I didn't know which article to use, a or an, before .iso in a written sentence.

It depends whether .iso should be read 'dot iso' or just 'iso'.

Which would be correct?:
A) Running 'mkbootdisk --iso' will produce a .iso file that you can burn to a CD.
B) Running 'mkbootdisk --iso' will produce an .iso file that you can burn to a CD.

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Old 02-04-2005, 08:31 PM   #2
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IMHO technically speaking you shouldn't use the dot at all and so I would say:

Running 'mkbootdisk --iso' will produce an ISO file that you can burn to a CD.
 
Old 02-04-2005, 09:29 PM   #3
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I think you are right. Better yet, I should of given the complete file name, rescue.iso, instead in the post, because I wasn't referring to ISO image files in general.
 
  


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