[erlang-questions] Fwd: Erlang Job for $5000 in Saint-Petersburg
Fri Apr 27 14:31:26 CEST 2012
On 26/04/2012 23:58, Richard O'Keefe wrote:
> On 26/04/2012, at 9:08 PM, Ivan Uemlianin wrote:
>> fwiw colloquial British English uses "their" for his/her ("they" for he/she, and "them" for him/her). It's quite serviceable.
> However some native speakers of English find that unappealing.
Granted. I do hear it a lot though.
> In this case, as very often happens, the sentence could have been
> easily reworded to say "your".
I agree. 2nd person is best for job notices.
(Apologies to Gianfranco Alongi;)
Ivan A. Uemlianin
Speech Technology Research and Development
"Froh, froh! Wie seine Sonnen, seine Sonnen fliegen"
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