[Mpi3-tools] MPIT chapter review
Bronis R. de Supinski
bronis at llnl.gov
Sun Feb 7 10:25:33 CST 2010
I vote for removing it. I agree with Marty that
it is irritating writing -- best is to eliminate
the need for the pronoun.
On Sun, 7 Feb 2010, Rajeev Thakur wrote:
> > > From Marty Itzkowitz:
> > >
> > > I dislike the use of the feminine pronouns by default.
> > Either rewrite
> > > so that neither
> > > masculine nor feminine pronouns are needed, or always use "he or
> > > she",
> > > "his or her."
> > I personally don't have a big opinion here, but the rest of
> > the MPI standard is written that way and I think we need to
> > be consistent with it (unless we want to suggest global
> > changes). In fact, in most cases the feminine versions are
> > straight copies of text used in the MPI 2.2 standard.
> Looks like it is only in the profiling interface (PMPI), and it is has
> been there since MPI 1.0.
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