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Nicks, anonymity and pseudonymity [was: Re: Bug#296369]



On Fri, 25 Feb 2005 01:19:55 +0000 Lewis Jardine wrote:

> A convention is different from a rule or policy: a policy is decided 
> beforehand and formalised, whereas a convention is something that
> people just happen to do (it may not even be written down anywhere,
> and just be one of those unspoken rules).

Ah, I see.
I thought that by "convention" you meant "a formal agreement", but now I
realize that you meant "a general accepted practice".
Both are valid meanings of the word "convention" (at least according to
Longman _Dictionary of contemporary English_) and I simply took the
wrong one (I'm not a native English speaker).
I apologize for citing the code of conduct, when it was not
appropriate...

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