[kepler-dev] webpage suggestion
sbowers at ucdavis.edu
Thu Feb 23 09:22:15 PST 2006
So what's the point of this distinction then?
Are we saying these folks are no longer "members" or are
we saying they are just not producing anything
I prefer giving folks who are not working on kepler any
more (which I think is the case), the tag "previous"
members -- because regardless, I think "inactive" has
a negative connotation.
Laura L. Downey wrote:
> I don't see inactive as being negative, just merely a state. And because we
> have an "active" state, it makes sense to have an "inactive" state.
> Although I don't understand Inactive (past) members; I interpret inactive as
> current members, but not active. So inactive but past, makes no sense to
> I interpret past or previous members, as not currently members.
> All that said, if we really mean people that are no longer members, then
> "previous members" seems reasonable.
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> Subject: [kepler-dev] webpage suggestion
> Hi all,
> I noticed recently that on the kepler webpage there is now
> a section called "Inactive (past) members".
> I think a better way to phrase this, which is not so negative,
> would be "Previous members". Anyone mind if I change this
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