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    The recently introduced Semata

    The recently introduced Semata is a complex system of programming --------

    A) wherever a database operator may classify data easily
    B) with which the earlier models of computing originated
    C) whereby certain symbols are transformed into codes and kept for future use
    D) even though there are numerous projects to be finalized soon
    E) while the inconsistencies keep users benefiting from it


    Key is B, do you agree?

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    None of the answers makes sense to me.

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    The recently introduced Semata is a complex system of programming --------

    A) wherever a database operator may classify data easily
    B) with which the earlier models of computing originated
    C) whereby certain symbols are transformed into codes and kept for future use
    D) even though there are numerous projects to be finalized soon
    E) while the inconsistencies keep users benefiting from it


    Key is B, do you agree?
    B and C are both possible grammatically.

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    I thought C

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    Quote Originally Posted by Volcano1985 View Post
    The recently introduced Semata is a complex system of programming --------

    A) wherever a database operator may classify data easily
    B) with which the earlier models of computing originated
    C) whereby certain symbols are transformed into codes and kept for future use
    D) even though there are numerous projects to be finalized soon
    E) while the inconsistencies keep users benefiting from it


    Key is B, do you agree?
    The technicalities are a mystery but C is the only one that makes sense grammatically. B would have been OK had it said "...from which the earlier models originated".

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    I like C best as well. With B, we are in the odd situation of accepting that something new is the origin of earlier models. To me, logical inconsistency is pretty much tantamount to being ungrammatical, in that logic is a grammar itself, and is implied by the very act of denotational verbal communication.

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    The technicalities are a mystery but C is the only one that makes sense grammatically. B would have been OK had it said "...from which the earlier models originated".
    Agreed.

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    Re: The recently introduced Semata

    Quote Originally Posted by konungursvia View Post
    I like C best as well. With B, we are in the odd situation of accepting that something new is the origin of earlier models. To me, logical inconsistency is pretty much tantamount to being ungrammatical, in that logic is a grammar itself, and is implied by the very act of denotational verbal communication.
    Point taken.

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