Re: Disputes between developers - draft guidelines
On Thu, Oct 17, 2002 at 12:25:09AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> 1) "flamage" appears in The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing and the
> Jargon file; "flameage" appears in neither. It might be best to avoid
> this word altogether and substitute something like "emotional
Flames don't have to be rhetorical; example:
> Anyone considering voting for me, don't, because none of you moronic pieces
> of shit are worthy of my leadership.
Although this one is:
> What!? That is by far the dumbest fucking thing I've ever heard. When did
> you become such a dumbfuck?
> 4) "Slanging match" may be a little too colloquial for a formal
> document with an international audience.
It also happens to be misspelled, it should have been "slagging
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