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    sentence correction.

    All can you please help review the below sentences.

    "He confirmed that for previous release, test team used open source software. But he is not sure if the tester checked the version of open source software. He also mentioned that test team discussed this with development, and since there is no product requirement they agreed to use open source software going forward"


    In the above sentence, confirmed is in past tense and "but he is not sure" is in present sentence. Is this correct. Instead of "he is" should it be "He wasn't sure" ? Is there any other grammatical mistake in the above sentences ?

    Thanks for your help.

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    Re: sentence correction.

    Quote Originally Posted by ch102 View Post
    "He confirmed that, for previous releases [or "for the previous release"], the test team used open source software. But he is not sure if the tester checked the version of open source software. He also mentioned that the test team discussed this with Development and, since there is no product requirement, they agreed to use open source software going forward in future."

    In the above sentence, confirmed is in past tense and "but he is not sure" is in present sentence. Is this correct. Instead of "he is" should it be "He wasn't sure" ? Is there any other grammatical mistake in the above sentences ?
    Yes, it's correct to say "He confirmed that he is not sure." But you can use "wasn't sure" if you prefer. The context will take care of the meaning.

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