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Ambiguity in laptop battery-calibration instructions

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Aug 18, 2013 8:38 PM

The knowledgebase article has one step that can be read two different ways, thanks to an ambiguous construction:

"5. Turn off the computer or allow it to sleep for five hours or more."


You can read that in two ways:

(Turn off the computer) or (allow it to sleep for five hours or more).


(Turn off the computer or allow it to sleep) for five hours or more.


Which is it? What's that "five hours or more" modifying?

MacBook, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.16 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo


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