[NTG-context] Grammar (was: Semantic data in ConTeXt?)

John Haltiwanger john.haltiwanger at gmail.com
Mon Jul 26 11:48:01 CEST 2010


Whether it is useless/'no problem exists' is not up to you to decide:
it is up to those who do find it important. As long as some people
find it important, no childish dismissals will remove that importance.

It seems the most successful/widely adopted form is to vary from 'he'
to 'she' (so that in one sentence you use one, in the next another).
Some authors even change the gender within a sentence. This method was
adopted because 'one' (the "real" correct unisex pronoun) is just too
awkward for extended use. The morphographic he/she/he/she method reads
surprisingly well.

On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Matija Šuklje <matija at suklje.name> wrote:
> Dne ponedeljek 26. julija 2010 ob 01:47:13 je David Rogers napisal(a):
>> * Matija Šuklje <matija at suklje.name> [2010-07-25 23:33]:
>> >-.-.-
>> >P.S. Is there a nicer wording then "(s)he" for referencing persona in
>> >unisex gender (other then "one")?
>>
>> The correct unisex pronoun is "he". This whole question is an invented
>> problem where no real problem exists.
>
> Thanks for explaining. This unisex and other politically correct stuff is
> always a bit odd.
>
>
> Cheers,
> Matija
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