[aur-general] [aur-dev] [PRQ#4382] Deletion Request for b43-firmware

Ben Oliver benoliver999 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 21:17:11 UTC 2015

On 21 November 2015 at 20:16, Xavion <xavion.0 at gmail.com> wrote:

> >
> > 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
> > the intent.
> >
> Actually, that second sentence of yours seems pretty confusing to me.  It
> looks like you've used a double negative, which gives the opposite meaning
> than the one you intended.  I just hope you're never tasked with
> contributing to any of the Arch Wiki articles.
> No double negative here.

> > 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.
> >
> I'm starting to wonder whether you might have Asperger syndrome.  Just
> because the dictionary says something doesn't mean it fits all contexts.
> The word "file" has a double meaning with respect to the AUR, while "lodge"
> does not.  This is because the AUR's central topic is "files", but it has
> nothing to do with "lodges".

Obviously true (the part about the double meaning) but this needn't get

> My view is that leaving the AUR in a confusing state and forcing Archers to
> go to the Wiki for answers is a pretty stupid idea.  Several people have
> already said that they were nearly tricked by "File Request".  How many
> more will need to speak up before you'll finally admit that it's necessary
> to make a change?

Perhaps getting people to consult the wiki rather than 'fly-blind' isn't so
Ensures we are all on the same page.

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