Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Terminology Dispute

Jeff loathes terminology debates.

Actually, I think a better term than 'debate' would be 'dispute'. To my mind, debate implies a more structured format than supported by blog post threading.

1 comment:

Eric Norman said...

Oh, I think Jeff was talking about the vocabulary arguments that sometimes transpire. For example:

Is it a claim? No, it's an assertion. Claim. Assertion. fight, fight, fight, ...

For instance:

Is it a debate? No, it's a dispute. :) :) :)