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Re: Show Lock dialog before locking files

From: Peter McNab <mcnab_p_at_melbpc.org.au>
Date: 2007-05-10 14:42:36 CEST

Simon Large wrote:
>> Stefan, you sometimes tend to use double negated negative logic :P
>
> And if you don't avoid using double negated negative logic it is not
> difficult to misunderstand the meaning ;-)
>
> Simon
>
Interesting.
In Papua New Guinea the language/culture had no concept of double negative.
So saying to a native born Highlander "You wouldn't have a cigarette
would you"? could not be understood as asking if you had one.

Good thing to weed out of hints and prompts then for universal
comprehension..

Peter
 

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