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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 many of these are not ready yet.
    Correction suggestion: , but
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • I have just been so busy with the write on competition for law review.
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ID: COMMA_COMPOUND_SENTENCE_2 [7]
Version: 5.5-SNAPSHOT (2021-07-30 20:33:04 +0000)