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Re: "rms-open-letter" choice 3: do not, as the project itself, sign any letter regarding rms



* Steve Langasek: " Re: "rms-open-letter" choice 3: do not, as the project
  itself, sign any letter regarding rms" (Sat, 27 Mar 2021 12:37:52 -0700):

> On Sat, Mar 27, 2021 at 12:20:22PM +0100, Mathias Behrle wrote:
> > > > Language quip: Not "invited to do this in person" (personally flying
> > > > to wherever signatures are being gathered), but "in a personal
> > > > capacity" or "as an individual action"... ?    
> 
> > > I think the intention was clear, but I'm fine with a version which 
> > > changes that part as suggested above and my seconds extends to such a 
> > > version.  
> 
> > Exactly my thoughts. I would be glad to hear from a native speaker if the
> > wording is really capable of being misunderstood. Otherwise I just would let
> > go. But I second also the proposed version, preferable using then "as an
> > individual action".  
> 
> "in person" has a pretty unambiguous meaning in (American?) English
> referring to physical presence, so is the wrong thing to say here for your
> intent.

Thanks, Steve, so we are on the safe side now.

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