I found below fragment from HostAp - SeattleWireless,
Why allows not allow? Is This feature or This mode a singular?This feature allows the access point to be set in a scanning-only mode where it scans the RF environment for other access points and unassociated 802.11 clients. In this mode, the access point does not transmit beacons, respond to probe requests, or support client device association. This mode allows the access point to function as an intrusion detection device to detect rogue (unauthorized) access points and unassociated 802.11 clients
Why transmit, respond, and support not transmits, responds, and supports? Isn't the access point a singular?
"This feature" is third person singular, all English verbs take an "s" in third person singular.
"...the access point does not respond..." is correct becauase of the use of the auxilliary "does not (doesn't), the verb following "doesn't" is always in the bare infinitive.
And I have another question about "but not" and "not", sometimes I use "but not", sometimes "not".
Can I use "but not" instead of "not" in above sentence? If use "but not", is it the same meaning?Why transmit, respond, and support not transmits, responds, and supports?