[openstack-dev] [hacking] rules for removal

Jay Pipes jaypipes at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 18:41:41 UTC 2014

On 06/24/2014 09:51 PM, Steve Kowalik wrote:
> On 25/06/14 07:26, Mark McLoughlin wrote:
>> There's two sides to this coin - concern about alienating
>> non-english-as-a-first-language speakers who feel undervalued because
>> their language is nitpicked to death and concern about alienating
>> english-as-a-first-language speakers who struggle to understand unclear
>> or incorrect language.
>> Obviously there's a balance to be struck there and different people will
>> judge that differently, but I'm personally far more concerned about the
>> former rather than the latter case.
>> I expect many beyond the english-as-a-first-language world are pretty
>> used to dealing with imperfect language but aren't so delighted with
>> being constantly reminded that their use language is imperfect.
> Just to throw my two cents into the ring, when I comment about language
> use in a review, I will almost always include suggested wording in full.
> If I can't come to a decision about if my wording is better, than I
> don't comment on it.

This is exactly my strategy as well.


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