Re: Intent to package - rhide
Remco Blaakmeer writes:
> You could try to ask the author to loosen the wording a bit. Simply
> inserting the word "please" before "contact" would be suficient since
> that would make it a request instead of a requirement.
I wouldn't want to ask anyone to bet any money on that. My wife the
linguist says that if called to testify as to the common meaning of this
sentence she would have to say that adding 'please' makes it more polite
but does not change it from a demand to a request.
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