[Pdx-pm] September meeting tonight: "Now on 2nd Thursdays" Social

Chad Granum exodist7 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 9 10:37:07 PDT 2011

I will note however that pointing out errors in documentation, which
thrives on clarity, is perfectly acceptable. Even better would be a
patch/pull request containing the fixes. Compared to interactive
communication, it is much harder to get clarification on documents
intended for large audiences.


On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:34 AM, Brian Kurle <brian.kurle at ieee.org> wrote:
> On Sep 9, 2011, at 10:31 AM, Chad Granum wrote:
>> My Take:
>> Language rules are in place to help make communication understandable.
>> They do not exist to give a select few a feeling of superiority or
>> power trip. If a rule is violated one should pause and consider "Did
>> the communication succeed, or does the communication confuse me?" if
>> confused ask for elaboration, otherwise mission complete end of story.
>> If you know a rule was violated, and which rule then the communication
>> succeeded, wait for someone to pipe in that they are confused, only
>> then should you point out the rule violation in order to aid the
>> communication.
> +1
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