[Ltru] Re: "mis" update review request

Michael Everson everson at evertype.com
Wed Apr 18 10:45:03 CEST 2007

At 19:24 -0700 2007-04-17, Peter Constable wrote:

>I continue to see comments in this thread in which people are trying 
>to stretch the semantic of mis or zxx or und to cover some pet 
>scenario. As long as we keep stretching these to mean concepts that 
>are slightly (or entirely) different from what they were intended to 
>be - semantics that IMO are fairly straight forward once stated - 
>then we're going to continue debating what that should mean, and 
>that portends that users will *never understand our intent and use 
>them consistently.
>We should simply take them for what they are. If we need concepts 
>that are different, then we can consider identifiers to represent 
>those concepts.

Hear, hear.
Michael Everson * http://www.evertype.com

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