tseaver at palladion.com
Wed Dec 7 21:16:24 CET 2011
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On 12/07/2011 01:22 PM, Georg Brandl wrote:
> Am 07.12.2011 02:23, schrieb Cameron Simpson:
>> On 30Nov2011 22:10, Raymond Hettinger <raymond.hettinger at gmail.com>
>> wrote: | When updating the documentation, please don't go overboard
>> with warnings. | The docs need to be worded affirmatively -- say
>> what a tool does and show how to use it correctly. | See
>> I come to this late, but if we're going after the docs...
>> At the above link one finds this text:
>> This assures that files are flushed [...]
>> It does not. It _ensures_ that files are flushed. The doco style
>> "affirmative tone" _assures_. The coding practice _ensures_!
> Oh, come on, surely this doesn't effect the casual reader?
/me presumes an ironic mispeling there. ;)
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