Re: [oe] [OE-core] Inclusive Language Proposal for YP/OE
Alexander Kanavin <alex.kanavin@...> writes:
https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/535153/what-is-the-difference-between-cancel-and-abortCancel is the same as abort: a request to immediately stop the operationWould CANCEL be clearer to you than HALT?mmmh.... for me as a developer (and non-native english speaker), "cancel"
| Cancel implies the action is rescinded before it implements...
| Abort is an emergency procedure to interrupt...
Halt implies the operation is not going to continueReally?
| a suspension of movement or activity, typically a temporary one.
sound like there is a chance to continue after the "halt" (show the
permit, resolve the pay dispute).
When we want to continue this inclusion BS, then "halt" seems to be
offending to some people because it can mean
| ... having a physical disability.