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Re: 10.5: Show files that Time Machine does not backup
Authored by: Uncle Asad on Apr 07, '08 07:43:15PM

Because it really grates on me:

"Backup" is an adjective, as in "I have the backup copy in my hand," or sometimes a noun, as in "I stored the backup off-site for safety."

"Back up" is the verb, as in "How many files do you have to back up each hour?" or "Time Machine does not back up those files, but it backs up these files."

;)



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Re: 10.5: Show files that Time Machine does not backup
Authored by: lowbatteries on Apr 08, '08 07:39:38PM

Well as long as we're being prescriptive, a semicolon followed by a closing parenthesis makes absolutely no sense. ;)



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Re: 10.5: Show files that Time Machine does not backup
Authored by: robg on Apr 21, '08 03:27:57PM

That was a typo on my part; it's fixed now.

-rob.



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Re: 10.5: Show files that Time Machine does not backup
Authored by: TXCiclista on Jul 21, '08 11:05:54PM

Since we're being technical, the noun is "back-up," not "backup." Consult OED for more info.



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