On Mon, Jun 29, 2020 at 4:21 PM Nathaniel Smith email@example.com wrote:
It's not Strunk and White per se, it's the idea of enforcing "standard English", where "standard" here means "talks like a American with an Ivy league education".
You all are displaying breathtakingly levels of ignorance here.
I definitely am, hence why I asked the question in the first place.
As it is currently written it isn't clearly understandable to non-US based people. I just wish that the original email or the commit message did a better job in justifying this for the rest of us.
But let's let this thread die here.