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Stylistic gripe

Stylistic gripe

Posted May 15, 2008 22:25 UTC (Thu) by alvherre (subscriber, #18730)
Parent article: Extending system calls

This is very minor -- it was rather disapppointing to see developers being talked about by
last name.  I can only hazard that it's the standard in press, so Edge follows it, but Jon has
always seemed to prefer using first names instead and the result is better (IMVHO).


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Stylistic gripe

Posted May 15, 2008 22:50 UTC (Thu) by nix (subscriber, #2304) [Link]

I concur. The developers don't refer to each other by last name, and are 
pretty much universally known either by first name or email address, so it 
looks really rather out of place.


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