"not conformity"

Maurizio Codogno <Maurizio.Codogno@cselt.it> Sat, 29 July 2000 00:16 UTC

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From: Maurizio Codogno <Maurizio.Codogno@cselt.it>
Subject: "not conformity"
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> > Is there a semantic difference between
> > 
> >     "is not considered to be conforming"
> > vs.
> >     "is considered not to be conforming" 
> > vs.
> >     "is considered to be non-conforming"
> > 
> > I am not sure.  To me, the latter two seem stronger.
> 
> yes, there probably is a difference.  

I am sure a linguist will point out what are the differences among the
forms.

From my own point of view (a foreign mathematician, who speaks English as a
second language) there is no practical difference. Since specs are not
written for Professors of English, I wouldn't care which one to select :-)

ciao, .mau.