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

From: Gavin Flower <GavinFlower(at)archidevsys(dot)co(dot)nz>
To: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Re: [COMMITTERS] pgsql: In docs, change a few cases of "not important" to "unimportant".
Date: 2012-08-18 08:37:16
Message-ID: 502F543C.2040007@archidevsys.co.nz (view raw or flat)
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On 17/08/12 03:45, Bruce Momjian wrote:
> 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.
>
I feel the same way.

Even though 'logically' they have the same meaning, I think...



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