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- ‘The backwards compatibility is another winning feature for this machine.’
- ‘We want to continue to provide one generation of backwards compatibility, but at some point you are going to hit the limit of the technology.’
- ‘A lack of backwards compatibility also angered thousands of users and many vowed to use competing products.’
- ‘In addition to DVD-R and DVD-RW, it can write CD-R and CD-RW discs, providing backwards compatibility.’
- ‘The backwards compatibility and mature interoperability make this easy to implement.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.