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Month: April 2012

Re: [trinity-devel] Request patch testing please

From: Darrell Anderson <humanreadable@...>
Date: Sun, 8 Apr 2012 10:44:15 -0700 (PDT)
> I appreciate your sentiment but writing like Hemingway won't help here. :)

That last line probably does not come across the way I intended. Ernest Hemingway was known for short, terse sentences in his writings. A minimalist.

While I tend toward minimalism and efficiency, sometimes an extra word is challenging to avoid or meaning is lost. I have been providing technical writing services for more than two decades. Almost always I struggle for appropriate words. Participating in projects like Trinity and providing technical help in discussion forums has helped me become more aware that communicating is more challenging than most people admit. This is noticeably true with translating to other languages.