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Wed Mar 25 20:21:32 PDT 2020
On Mar 25, 2020, at 4:54 PM, Toerless Eckert <tte at cs.fau.de> wrote:
> So the logic seems to be "Amended" would NOT have a clear difference
> in meaning over "Updated" unless you try to go into gory
Doesn’t help even if you do.
Amended means changed (presumably for the better).
Updated literally means ‘newer’.
Even native-speaking English nit-pickers would have a hard time arguing the difference, except when trying to fit a crossword clue.
> The main reason for changing words is to support a
> change in semantic.
In that regard, it fails.
What PROBLEM is driving this?
Can we please STOP burning person-hours on this sort of nonsense?
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