Bad idea: add OSASCOMP rules to all English language grammar checking software
@darius Why would that be a bad idea? I find it hard to remember that sometimes, so this'd be pretty useful for me.
@Mayana Because there's not really a way to parse out the ambiguities of the English language -- some words are nouns in one context and adjectives in another. Also there are words that could be in more than one category depending on context.
@Mayana @darius The other argument against even as an optional feature is that some people will “require” it or start to see violations as bad. It limits creativity. It accidentally cements a guideline that shifts every so often with cultural changes into a “rule” that can’t be broken, even when just “optional” guidance.
Admittedly people have been arguing about this sort of guidance since the invention of Dictionaries and there is no right answer.
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