comments on the draft - 2
dewell at adelphia.net
Sat Jun 12 18:38:10 CEST 2004
Tex Texin <tex at xencraft dot com> wrote:
> Ahh, yet another example of a dead and obsolete standard (Latin)
> continuing to impact modern software development. Must we go back to
> concepts from 300BC, which haven't been lingua franca anywhere since
> 1300, as guidance for 2004 documents?
Because the word is spelled "superseded." This is about correct
spelling, not software development.
Compare Bernard Rafael Miller's Bytext "standard," in which, in a frenzy
to be "modern" and not constrained by old-fashioned legacy standards, he
declared "tho," "thru," and "who" to be acceptable spelling variants of
"though," "through," and "whom."
> Instead of "superseded" why don't we use more modern spelling and
> wording, for example: "totally 5 minutes ago".
> (Given recent reuse of tags, it seems more apt doesn't it?)
> I propose:
> 'Tags like "zh-Hant" and "en-boont" be marked as "totally 5 minutes
'Tags like "zh-Hant" and "en-boont" be marked as "so yesterday".'
That might lead us into an IP-rights discussion with Hilary Duff's
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