[Rd] Posting Guide: changed link and other comment
maechler at stat.math.ethz.ch
Mon Jul 22 11:29:43 CEST 2013
>>>>> Scott Kostyshak <skostysh at princeton.edu>
>>>>> on Fri, 19 Jul 2013 03:34:20 -0400 writes:
> I have two comments regarding the Posting Guide:
> (1) The link in the following sentence did not work for me:
> Take care when you quote other people's comments to respect their
> rights, e.g., as summarized here[a].
> [a] http://www.jiscmail.ac.uk/help/policy/copyright.htm
> Has it been changed to the following?
> (2) Regarding the following extract
> `If you feel insulted by some response to a post of yours, don't
> make any hasty response in return - you're as likely as not to regret
> wouldn't someone who is `as likely as not to regret it' be indifferent
> between sending a hasty response and not sending a hasty response? The
> intent is perfectly clear but perhaps `you're _more_ likely than not'
> is a more probabilistically correct expression?
> Thanks for the helpful document -- it is useful reading for this list
> as well as more generally.
Thank you, Scott.
I've made both amendments that you've proposed above.
The 2nd one is most probably more helpful for non-native English
readers/speakers may .. when it may be nice and better style for
some flavor of real English ..
> Scott Kostyshak
> Economics PhD Candidate
> Princeton University
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