[aur-general] [aur-dev] [PRQ#4382] Deletion Request for b43-firmware
mark.weiman at markzz.com
Sat Nov 21 17:27:45 UTC 2015
On Sat, 2015-11-21 at 18:31 +1100, Xavion wrote:
> If we wish to continue using the word "file" in this context, "File
> Request" should be changed to "File a Request". This would prevent
> English speakers from misinterpreting our use of "file" as a noun.
As a native English speaker, I have never misinterpreted the meaning of
that link. There are plenty of words in the English language that have
multiple meanings and it doesn't prevent me or others from confusing
> Having said that, I still feel that "lodge" is a more appropriate
> term in
> this situation. The main reason, and I hope you're concentrating
> this time
> Mark, is that there's no double meaning (i.e. noun vs verb).
Lodge also has a noun and verb meaning. As a noun, it is a temporary
home and as a verb, it can also mean to live in a temporary home. By
your logic, this makes the word even worse of a choice.
> For people who don't like "Lodge a Request", there's always "Make a
> Request". In fact, I imagine most similar websites would use the
> term in preference to either of the two mentioned alternatives.
> Regardless, clinging to the textbook and saying that nothing needs to
> changed is too rigid and impractical. We're not doing a maths test
> This is all about practicality and cutting down on confusion.
Furthermore, I am a firm believer of reading documentation and the Arch
Wiki has a spot on the Arch User Repository page that explains how to
file requests  and how to grab the PKGBUILDs then how to install
them . If the link is changed, I think Jiachen Yang has a better
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