[pp.int.general] Pirate Manifesto: PIRATA internal ballot, results
pomescollege at gmail.com
Sat Jan 24 18:20:26 CET 2009
I think that is probably a good idea.
One that perhaps, the bi lingual representatives could construct by
interpreting the document themselves, and summarizing it in their
respective languages, as well as english, that way we can compare
their interpretations so as to better understand each others views,
and ensure at least some degree of faithfulness to the original intent
of the 'precise' document.
On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 11:07 AM, Christian Hufgard
<christian.hufgard at piratenpartei-hessen.de> wrote:
> Zitat von Will Pomes <pomescollege at gmail.com>:
>> perhaps, but it this is a concept that pops up occasionally in
>> programming: it might be possible to approximate the desired meaning
>> from simpler words, but in order to reduce the complexity of the whole
>> document, it is better to use more complicated words in order to
>> achieve precisely the meaning we want.
> I think a manifesto that everyone can commit to has to be simple. Not
> everyone has the confession to learn lawyer's english to understand what it
> means to be a pirate...
> Maybe along to the precise document there should be a additional "and that
> is what we mean"-document?
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