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From "Carsten Ziegeler" <>
Subject RE: file naming convention
Date Tue, 07 May 2002 13:09:33 GMT

Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> Oh man...  This is very pedantic.  I prefer to see ACTUAL REAL
> documentation rather than rejected documentation based on some minor
> colloquiallism that irritated someone.  I'm an American, I work with
> someone from Austrailia, several folks from GB have contributed, Indian
> folks, etc.  And in text I have no difficulty reading ANY of their
> dialects.  The documentation should be written to an international
> audience and thats enough said.  Avoid slang and the such and you should
> have no trouble making the reader understand.  Of course seeing this is
> technical documentation that should NOT be hard.
> This is the classic *stupid* Apache discussion, there is all kinds of
> important work to be done in the documentation and we're worrying about
> something pedantic.  The documenation should be understandable by an
> international audience.  Thats enough.  The rest is up to the contributer.
+1 :)

Carsten (wondering how long this thread will continue)

Carsten Ziegeler               S&N AG, Germany - Open Source Group
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