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The dot is placed in a position that is relative to the other dots and the timing as to when the item was posted

I'm okay with the first half of this sentence (the part before and). I'm wondering if the second half is a legitimate ellipsis here. If so, how does it interact with the first half? In other words, what could be the full form of the entire sentence?

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Possibilities.

The dot is placed in a position that is relative to the other dots, and also with regard to the timing as to when the item was posted.

The dot is placed in a position that is relative to the other dots, and the timing positioned as to when the item was posted.

I favour the former as the correct answer.

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Do you have the flexibility of not using a complete sentence?

The dot is placed in a position that is relative to:

  • The other dots
  • The timing when the item was posted

Or, if you must have a sentence, how about

The dot is placed in a position that is relative to both the other dots, and the timing when the item was posted.

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