I just wish to clarify my doubts in the following sentence:
If it ever became necessary, Jobs surely believes that Apple could create their own replacements for Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
I've got this from a blog post and kinda a bit confused as to whether
"If it ever becomes..." is more suitable in the sentence.
Thank you in advance!
Unreal condition: If it ever became necessary.
Unreal consequence: Apple could create their own replacement ...
However, we can transform this hypothetical situation into a real one:
If it ever becomes necessary, Apple can create their own replacement ...
I understand the enclosed principal clause may have misguided you. Let me change the clause order for clarity: Jobs surely believes that if it ever became necessary, Apple could create ...