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Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: In docs, change a few cases of "not important" to "unimportant".

From: Bruce Momjian <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>
To: Kevin Grittner <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: In docs, change a few cases of "not important" to "unimportant".
Date: 2012-08-16 15:45:31
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On Thu, Aug 16, 2012 at 10:38:09AM -0500, Kevin Grittner wrote:
> Heikki Linnakangas <heikki(dot)linnakangas(at)enterprisedb(dot)com> wrote:
> > On 16.08.2012 17:49, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >> Heikki Linnakangas wrote:
> >>> On 16.08.2012 17:36, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> >>>> In docs, change a few cases of "not important" to
> >>>> "unimportant".
> >>>
> >>> FWIW, I don't think these changes were an improvement. I find
> >>> "not important" more readable in those sentences.
>  
> +1
>  
> >> Really?  All of them?
> > 
> > Yes.. Perhaps "not important" just feels better to me in general
> > than "unimportant".
>  
> Yeah, it's probably subjective, but for me "unimportant" has
> negative, dismissive overtones, while "not important" does not. 
> Sort of like the way "unpleasant" has a different meaning than "not
> pleasant".

OK, thanks for the feedback.

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