0

I want to make a contrast in the following question.

Transfer the storage manager to the domain layer as far as interaction with the local storage - is its responsibility, not the view-layer.

I feel that something is missing at the end of the sentence, this part - not the view-layer. In other cases of making contrast between two objects I add one at the end. But in this case I am not sure if I have to use it or maybe some other grammar structure.

I would be grateful for any help to make this sentence sound correctly.

P.S. If have made any other mistakes please let me know as well.

  • As it stands, the part before "-" is an instruction limiting the transfer 'distance' to "interaction with the local storage". The last part "not the view-layer" would be fine in an appropriate context, but the phrase "is its responsibility" seems unrelated to anything. What is the quote trying to say? – Lawrence Feb 12 '17 at 13:23
  • You probably want to make view-layer possessive: "not the view-layer's". The portion at the end is about whose responsibility it is. – fixer1234 Feb 12 '17 at 21:23
  • @fixer1234 exactly what I missed, could you please post an answer for the question ? – bryzzeij Feb 12 '17 at 23:07
  • 1
    You need a this after the dash to make clear what the subject of that clause is: —this is its responsibility, not the view-layer's. This will address the problem pointed out by @Lawrence. Also, note that you need an em-dash, not a hyphen, to separate the clauses. – verbose Feb 13 '17 at 0:00
0

The phrase at the end talks about whose responsibility it is. Make view-layer possessive: "...is its responsibility, not the view-layer's".

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.