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Re: Open Letter: How the FOSS Community May Help Disabled Users

Robert L Cochran wrote:
Jeff Vian wrote:

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 12:35 -0400, taharka wrote:
Howdy Marco,

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 17:53 +0200, M. Fioretti wrote:
Might I suggest in the future, you use the terms physically/mentally
challenged instead of disabled users? Here in the U.S. there is a never
ending supply of politically correct nuts :-((

Just because you prefer politically correct terminology does not mean
everyone has to mollify your sensibilities.

I would never ask someone from a different area to change their language
use just to satisfy me.

You are free to reply with the terms you prefer, just as Marco is free
to use the phrases he wishes.

That's a good point. People who are not American should not be hammered to conform to our language and social conventions.

We Americans shouldn't be hammered by our own crop of language
boneheads, either.

This message made from 100% recycled bits.
You have found the bank of Larn.
I can explain it for you, but I can't understand it for you.
I speak only for myself, and I am unanimous in that!

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