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Re: [std-proposals] Allow comma at the end of a list of objects in a declaration or definition

From: Thiago Macieira <thiago_at_[hidden]>
Date: Sun, 07 May 2023 14:59:03 -0700
On Sunday, 7 May 2023 10:19:15 PDT Ville Voutilainen via Std-Proposals wrote:
> > I've been speaking English for a few decades now and I'm not about to
> > change my understanding or use of the word 'proposal' because of what
> > you just posted. I think you were looking for a noun such as
> > 'document' or 'dossier' or 'manifesto', something along those lines. I
> > can propose something to you without even speaking or using words, for
> > example if I point at the kettle then that can be a proposal to have
> > tea.
> Understood. All of your proposals are hereby summarily rejected with
> prejudice until they are delivered in an actual proposal document with
> rationale.

Let me give a different answer than Ville.

The randomly-assorted group of people you've made your proposals to has no
power to approve anything. You must submit to the appropriate body for proper
consideration if you actually want it to go into the language.

Thiago Macieira - thiago (AT) macieira.info - thiago (AT) kde.org
   Software Architect - Intel DCAI Cloud Engineering

Received on 2023-05-07 21:59:05