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Got confused about this line.

GMS is an open source technologies based platform.

Is this sentence is correct?

Friend A (Arguing): GMS is an, open source technologies based platform.(is right so no prob with sentence)

Friend B (Arguing): GMS is ,an open source technologies based platform.(is wrong so sentence is wrong.)

Who is right?

Please help me. Thanks in advance.

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    Both friends are wrong. You don't use a comma to divide a copular construction like "X is Y". – CowperKettle Feb 4 '16 at 10:24
  • GMS is an open source technologies based platform is it gramatically correct? – Subin Chalil Feb 4 '16 at 10:31
  • It is most definetley correct @SubinCPoonamgode – Mr Chasi Feb 4 '16 at 10:32
  • Well, it's open-source, but grammatically it is correct. – Varun Nair Feb 4 '16 at 10:33
  • I meant to say that "GMS is an open source technologies based platform" is very much grammatically correct, in answer to your question in the comments section – Mr Chasi Feb 4 '16 at 10:40
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Although it is grammatical in English to chain and nest modifiers like this:

GMS is an { {open-source technologies}-based } platform

chaining and nesting are not as clear as subordination:

GMS is a platform which is based on open-source technologies.

GMS is a platform based on open-source technologies.

or this:

The GMS platform is based on open-source technologies.

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