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Re: How to react on a factually wrong Debian wiki change ?




On 9/29/18, Dominic Knight <dominicknight@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, 2018-09-29 at 08:59 +0000, Curt wrote:
>> On 2018-09-28, Thomas Schmitt <scdbackup@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>> > This is not "unreliable" it is "clueless".
>> > Insofar Curt's proposal is technically more correct.
>> > But actually i see no improvement over my shorter statement.
>> > (Maybe it's better english, but it's not better message.)
>>
>> I thought nobody said "should better not be used," but sticking that
>> quoted
>> phrase in a search engine produces over 12,000 hits.
>>
> So 12,000 people can be wrong :)
>
> Just altering the word order gives more clarity to the statement.
>
> "should be better not used" While still not entirely correct implies
> less of a threat.
>
> "(it) better not be used (or)" - "the computer gods will frot you"
>
> "would be better not used" may be correct depending on the rest of the
> context.
>
> Maybe an implicit threat of resulting danger needs to be implied?

Wodim should not be used for burning to DVD or BD media.

Which also implies no support for DVD/BD burning.  And link "should
not be used" to
  https://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2018/09/msg01048.html
to explain why it should not be used?

Regards,
Lee