Dirk Koopman djk at tobit.co.uk
Mon Oct 15 20:42:17 BST 2007

Andy Wardley wrote:
> David Landgren wrote:
>> www.cpan.org is Jarkko's and Elaine's gig, anyway.
>> Hmm, how many apostrophes should that be?
> Use parens to explicitly scope the collective:
>  > www.cpan.org is (Jarkko and Elaine)'s gig, anyway.
> If that's not proper English, then it should be.  Who do we have to
> ask if we want new language features added?

A foreigner, generally. Or Stephen Fry (and he comes from Norfolk, so 
that's almost foreign - at least that is what they think).

My 2p's worth is "www.cpan.org is Jarkko and Elaine's gig" or at least 
that is what it was when I did O level all those years ago.


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