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Re: [PATCH] HACKING: More language clean-up

From: Chris Pepper <pepper_at_reppep.com>
Date: 2004-10-14 19:06:15 CEST

At 5:56 PM +0100 2004/10/14, Julian Foad wrote:
>Thanks for your explanations, Chris.
>Chris Pepper wrote:
>> As I read it, the thrust is that everybody needs to learn
>>secure programming. I consider this likely to irritate programmers
>>who feel they are already educated about secure programming, and
>>that my wording is less likely to raise hackles, while making the
>>same point.
>I understand you now. That's fair enough.
>> It's not terrible as-is, though, so just leave it.
>No, I'm happy to change it now that I see why.
>> "staked ownership" is sloppy idiom to me; one stakes a claim to
>>ownership. Cleaner phrasing would be "People might be unnecessarily
>>hesitant if someone appears to have staked a personal claim to the
>>file.", but that's not great either. If you don't like the change,
>>just skip it too.
>I see what you mean, and actually I like your latest suggestion best
>of all. I don't know what's not great about it. I'd like to use it
>if it's OK with you.

        Fine with me.


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