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Rule "Comma before 'so/but/and please'"

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Description: Comma before 'so/but/and please'
Message: Use a comma before "\3" if it connects two independent clauses (unless they are closely connected and short).
Category: Punctuation (ID: PUNCTUATION)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • Thank you for reaching out and sorry for the problems you were having.
    Correction suggestion: , and
  • I am new to Maven so apologies for any misused terminology.
    Correction suggestion: , so
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • Thanks and sorry for bad English.
  • I’m so sorry for the frustration.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMMA_COMPOUND_SENTENCE_3 [3]
Version: 5.5-SNAPSHOT (2021-07-30 20:33:04 +0000)