[Mailman-Developers] Trivial mm wording nit

Kevin McCann kmccann at bellanet.org
Thu Sep 25 14:51:16 EDT 2003

> "was" connotes that an action happened in the past and is over and done
> with.  "has been" connotes that the action was started, but might not have
> completed.

I disagree. To me, the sentence with "was" gives the impression that it
just simply happened. The sentence with "has been" seems more official
and assured, indicating that the action was purposefully taken.

I agree that it is nitpicking, but I much prefer "has been" over "was."

- Kevin

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