Re: Linguistic survey on ubuntuforums.org
It's not confined to translating between languages. Even between two people whose first language is English, humour and playfulness can be misunderstood when communicating online.
Originally Posted by AvalonSpirit
Recently, I had a couple of personal experiences of this, on these forums, and realised that I wasn't getting the kind of responses I wanted. Now I have a better idea why I needed to change what I was doing.
Please, people, remember to BACKUP before you install that new system. Same if you're upgrading.