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

From: "Kevin Grittner" <Kevin(dot)Grittner(at)wicourts(dot)gov>
To: "Bruce Momjian" <bruce(at)momjian(dot)us>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: <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 15:38:09
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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".
 
-Kevin


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