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Rule "comma between independent clauses"

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Description: comma between independent clauses
Message: Use a comma before '\4' if it connects two independent clauses (unless they are closely connected and short).
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • I'm sorry but a lot of these features aren't supported yet.
    Correction suggestion: , but
  • Thanks for that but none of those items seems to apply to us.
    Correction suggestion: , but
  • A fallback plan is in place in the event any problems are encountered so your access to services will resume on schedule.
    Correction suggestion: , so
  • I had a question but the guy from Walmart already answered it.
    Correction suggestion: , but
  • I wasn't sure but Tom from finance helped me.
    Correction suggestion: , but
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • We don't have yet any report on Broadband that might help you, developed internally by my group.
  • AT&T hasn't completed yet the number of network miles required by the agreement.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMMA_COMPOUND_SENTENCE_2 [6]
Version: 5.5-SNAPSHOT (2021-07-30 20:33:04 +0000)