Re: About /dev/sr impatience with automatic tray loading
- Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:21:01 -0500
- From: Gene Heskett <gheskett@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: About /dev/sr impatience with automatic tray loading
On Tuesday 11 December 2018 12:31:46 Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 11, 2018 at 06:22:56PM +0100, Thomas Schmitt wrote:
> > Dan Ritter wrote:
> > > The English use it more than Americans do.
> > In school it was a big deal to distinguish "will" and "shall".
> > (I was very eager to forget the exact rules when nobody cared any
> > more.)
> Americans (at least in my part of the country) never use "shall" at
> all. To us, it simply sounds archaic. We'd expect it in the King
> James Bible, or in certain kinds of fantasy literature.
Or in legal here in the US, where "may" tends to mean never for
personal/political reasons on the part of the county official in charge
and "shall" says will without a personal choice in the matter. We only
changed one word in a law from may to shall, 20+ years ago which the
same statewide. That was huge.
Cheers, Gene Heskett
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