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63 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 31 July 2009 04:25AM

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Comment author: Auroch 30 December 2010 09:17:29PM 1 point [-]

This viewpoint assumes that this convention makes it easier to communicate ideas. This is not true a priori, and certainly false for some conventions (that against splitting infinitives for instance).

In this case, I think you are wrong and that the convention is not sufficiently widely known/accepted to aid in communication.