DNG - anyone using it instead of RAW?

Discussion in 'Digital SLR' started by Troy Piggins, Apr 17, 2011.

  1. Provided the punctuation is either a period or comma. :)

    Dunno anything about "the AP style guide," but this is correct use of
    punctuation in the U.S. It's not the way the British do it. (But then they
    aren't always consistent either.)

    All other punctuation is either inside or outside the closing quote
    according to where it logically belongs. In the case of periods and commas
    it's always inside whether it logically belongs there or not.
    Neil Harrington, Apr 26, 2011
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    Guest Guest

    sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn't. in a studio, it won't.
    that's why i said *if* the lighting does not change...
    Guest, Apr 26, 2011
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    C J Campbell Guest

    The same is true of question marks and exclamation points. I may make
    sense to write something like "Tom shouted, 'What the heck are you
    doing with my cat?'!", but anyone who actually puts a string of
    punctuation to like that is going to raise some eyebrows.
    C J Campbell, Apr 26, 2011
  4. That's an example of why it really would have been a good idea to accept the
    "interrobang" as a standard punctuation mark. In that case it's sort of
    ambiguous; you could as easily argue in favor of the exclamation point being
    inside the inner quotes along with the question mark as outside: "Tom
    shouted, 'What the heck are you doing with my cat?!'" reads well enough and
    I think few would object, outside of formal writing of course. Putting the
    exclamation point separately and outside of the inner quotes does separate
    the acting of shouting from what is being shouted, which I realize is your
    intent, but I don't think it really makes any difference. Maybe in a
    different case it might.

    Probably the best argument against the interrobang is that it wouldn't have
    any real use in formal writing, and in informal writing it wouldn't be
    necessary since the writer could always use both marks.
    Neil Harrington, Apr 27, 2011
  5. We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
    Preferred by whom? Illiterate ignoramuses?
    Grimly Curmudgeon, Jun 17, 2011
  6. Like the ones with cornball preambles like yours?
    Do get a life!
    Elliott Roper, Jun 17, 2011
  7. We were somewhere around Barstow, on the edge of the desert, when the
    **** off back to Bumfuck, Norfolk, potato boy.
    Grimly Curmudgeon, Jun 18, 2011
  8. Did someone mention illiteracy??
    John McWilliams, Jun 18, 2011
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