[openstack-dev] [qa] Policy on spelling and grammar

James Slagle james.slagle at gmail.com
Mon Nov 11 18:49:53 UTC 2013

-1 from me as well.

When I first started with OpenStack, I probably would have agreed with
letting small grammar mistakes and typos slide by.

However, I now feel that getting commit messages right is more
important.  Also keep in mind that with small grammar mistakes, the
intent may be obvious to a native English speaker, but to another
non-native English speaker it may not be.  And just a few small
grammar mistakes/misspellings/typos can add up until the meaning may
be harder to figure out for another non-native English speaker.

Also, I can't speak for everyone, but in general I've found most folks
open to grammar corrections if English is not their native language
b/c they want to learn and fix the mistakes.

-- James Slagle

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