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Re: Re: There's a level in Hell reserved for ________

by Anonymous Monk
on Mar 03, 2003 at 19:58 UTC ( #240137=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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As for your writing like a wanker rant, need I point out the following:

  • English isn't everyone's first language.
  • Your local sayings aren't the same as everyone else's
  • email is shorter and faster to type than e-mail.
  • Poor punctuation and spelling are hardly going to kill you. The vast majority of the time they won't even slow down your reading let alone make the point incomprehensible.

As for proprietary file formats in public discussion forums, it's a good thing. If the format is in wide use, it will become open and reduce user's dependency on it. Mind u, those, l4m3rs f*ckin piss me off 2 ;-)

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Re: Re: Re: There's a level in Hell reserved for ________
by perrin (Chancellor) on Mar 03, 2003 at 20:14 UTC
    There's also a difference between sending an e-mail to your friends and professional writing for work. What is acceptable in one case is not in the other. Poor punctuation and spelling are a real problem if they are part of the documentation written by a highly paid consultant.

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[marto]: Illegal_opcode
[zentara]: marto arn't those NSA secrets? :-)
[marto]: not if you keep telling people :P
[zentara]: I had to disable hyperthreading on my machine because of that.
[Discipulus]: thanks marto but... at the moment this seems a bit beyond my faculties.. ;=)
[zentara]: a thread goes into a wait state after emitting a wait to all other threads. It locks up a machine completely.
[marto]: if you mean the recent hyperthreading bug, I don't think that's NSA related?
[zentara]: s/thread/cpu/
[marto]: xkcd://538
[Discipulus]: these opcodes mentioned in the wiki pages are the same opcode perl is translated into? or is just the same term but in different fields?

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