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From Frédéric THOMAS <webdoubl...@hotmail.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Localization Proposal (was re: International English)
Date Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:03:13 GMT
Same vote intention than Erik for the same reasons.

Frédéric THOMAS

> From: erik@ixsoftware.nl
> Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:37:10 +0100
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Localization Proposal (was re: International English)
> To: dev@flex.apache.org
> 
> My vote would be a -0 right now, strongly leaning towards a veto - on principle.
> 
> I object on (at least) 3 points:
> 
> - This is a solution looking for a problem; a waste of everyone's time.
> 
> - Enforced language rules will raise the bar for entry, especially for
> non-native speakers. It's hard enough most of us to even write
> English, let alone having to worry about which dialect to use. Even
> the fact that there is such a distinction will be beyond most - even
> native speakers.
> 
> - This endless discussion will only lead to more endless discussions,
> as there is nothing as contentious as "correct" language use ...
> should I have used single quotes? Do we avoid fancy words like
> "contentious"? Was the use (twice!) of "endless" really necessary, or
> did it only add to the passive/aggressive nature of this sentence? How
> about that ellipsis, did I use that correctly? Should I have
> capitalized (capitalised?) the "should" right after the ellipsis? etc.
> etc.
> 
> EdB
> 
> 
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