Re: Support Existing Content

On 4 May 2007, at 17:16, Tina Holmboe wrote:

> On  4 May, Jeff Schiller wrote:
>>>> Would you rather have a library:
>>>> a) full of books written by anyone which may include some
>>>> grammatical errors
>>>> or
>>>> b) contain only books written by people who can write 100%
>>>> grammatically correct English
>>> (b).  There is nothing worse than reading grammatically incorrect
>>> prose.
>> "(b)." is not a valid sentence.  Yoink, your email has been removed
>> from my library... ;)
>   In regards to (a) above, certainly. Why else would publishers spent
>   quite abit of resources making sure that books are as grammatically
>   correct as possible?
>   Could it be that actually /following/ agreed on protocols of
>   communication makes communication /easier/?
>   Personally I'd rather have one well-written book in grammatically
>   correct English than a thousand and one I couldn't make heads or  
> tail
>   of.
>   But that's just me.

it certainly isn't just you.

I'm sure we are all aware that grammatical errors in texts /can/  
completely mislead a reader unintentionally.


Received on Friday, 4 May 2007 16:23:38 UTC