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Campbell Ritchie (88) [Avatar] Offline
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Page 250 about halfway down:-
A few years ago the largest applications had tens of servers and gigabytes of data; and response times of several seconds offline-maintenance times measured in hours were considered acceptable.
The hyphen after offline looks strange. Maybe it would read better with an “or”:-
A few years ago the largest applications had tens of servers and gigabytes of data; and response times of several seconds, or offline maintenance times measured in hours, were considered acceptable.
Or maybe as two sentences with “and”.
A few years ago the largest applications had tens of servers and gigabytes of data. Response times of several seconds offline and maintenance times measured in hours were considered acceptable.