At 12:59 PM -0400 10/16/09, Bob McConnell wrote:
From: tedd
 At 4:51 PM +0100 10/16/09, Ashley Sheridan wrote:


 No, that's not an open bracket -- that's an open parenthesis or
 "paren" for short.

 An open bracket is [

 An open curly brace is {

That depends on which edition of English you use. Take a look at the
definition of bracket in Wikipedia. What you call a parenthesis is
called a bracket in England and parts of Canada, as well as elsewhere.
They specify square bracket for the second one. I stumbled on this one
in another mailing list a few years ago.

Bob McConnell

I just follow the books published on the subject.



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