[PLUG] [plug] Foss

Gaurav Pant gauravggs at gmail.com
Mon Mar 1 04:28:44 PST 2010


Hi

2010/3/1 मंदार वझे <mandarvaze at gmail.com>:
>> PS: Risking a flame war, i disagree with the facts pointed out about IT
>> industry. You don't need correct english, you need understandable _simple_
>> english.
>>
>
> Since nobody seems to have accepted the invitation, let me be the first. :)
>
> English can be simple AND correct. I don't think they are mutually
> exclusive.
>
> Simple/understandable - but grammatically incorrect -  may be acceptable
> ONLY during first few years in IT industry, beyond that one better learn
> "correct" English. Even if you are working for yourself, "correct" English
> is required, else your potential clients are going to carry first bad
> impression.
>
> -Mandar

 +1

even plug mailing list guideline(s) --
"Avoid using short forms such as “ur” for “your”. Use clear and
understandable English. Acronyms such as BTW, IMHO, can be used, but
sparingly."
says so.

It will be nice if people stick to the same.

-- Gaurav



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