- I have been invited back and accepted. You have been warned.
For the record, those who know me know that my bark is worse than my
bite, and that in fact I do not bite often.
I am passionate about this material and that sometimes shows. Do try
not to be intimidated. It's only words. Nonetheless I apologize for
my breach of courtesy.
Find the simple path to what works and follow it,
always looking for a simpler path. -- Patrick D. Smith
- Hi Paul,
I like Ron's attitude - it fits the context.
Re- 'My' -
People who know me know I care about words
(as well as the ideas in Scrum, Agile, etc.)
'My', in your list, I see as falling into two contexts.
1. My - as part of you and only you - the first 3 or 4.
2. My - as you participate in along with others,
the rest of the list.
Some of these you own.
Some you can take pride in and perhaps defend.
And then there's My universe,
Is "The universe" is more appropriate? :-)
--- In email@example.com, "pauloldfield1" <PaulOldfield1@...> wrote:
> (responding to Ron)
> > My view is: "My house, my rules". This is Ken's house.
> That word "My" seems to cause a lot of trouble...
> My body
> My blood
> My hand
> My idea
> My family
> My home
> My house
> My town
> My country
> My planet
> My universe
> They all have different connotations.
> Provided we're all agreed on just how much ownership each
> use of the word constitutes, no problem. But the word also
> implies responsibilities to the other owners, not just rights.
> No specific criticism of ANYBODY should be read into this.
> Paul Oldfield