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I agree. We all make mistakes, me included.
Tehre are those of us who are disabled and who for some reason or another can't spell due to a disability so I would not even go there as you will cause more trouble then it's really worth.
Hi all. I'm revisiting this thread because a neighbor directed me to a great article which he read a couple days ago. I'm pasting a link to this article below, not to offend anybody, but rather to further illustrate the point that good spelling is important. At least to me it is. In addition, this article mentions Siri so I feel it is definitely on topic. I think the article makes some very good points. One in particular with which I agree is about misinterpreting a word or phrase as something else. I realize nobody is perfect, and this is true of the originator of this message lol! We all have our strengths and weaknesses. But I'd really like to see certain people try harder in this respect. http://onj.me/30aez
Applevis, Thanks so much for this site. It was so helpful to me when I started using an iPhone. And it continues to be. Whenever I have a question, there is always so many people willing to help. Thank you, Applevis team and other users!
As some users were saying, some people have a hard time spelling. So I still think that the spelling rule should not apply. So lets just get that out of the way. LOL
While it's impractical to make proper spelling an actual guideline, I'd like to encourage everyone to at least, try to get it right if humanly possible. Nobody is perfect but i'm seeing so many people dictate their responses using an iPhone, and it always really irritates me when I encounter a run-on sentence. All the information they're trying to convey gets lost. The sad thing is it's probably good. All people have to do is just make a bit of effort in this regard. Spellchecking is a great thing to do. I always do this before posting. I might not get every single word spelled correctly, but I at least give it the old college try.
I agree 100 percent about that. And why people don't correct their dictation tells me that they are lazy. I never use dictation because for 1 I have fingers to touch the screen. I could understand for the people that don't but spelling errors are not an excuse.
I was just re-reading the guidelines and noticed item 13 about posting personal information. I see this happening a lot especially when it comes to beta testing different apps. It's fantastic that people want to be beta testers and improve the accessibility of apps, but including your email address in a post is just asking to be added to a spammers address list. Everyone on here has a profile, so perhaps a better way to handle that particular situation is for an app developer to include some kind of contact details in their profile so any requests for promo codes and other offers of help can be done privately. This also makes it easier for app developers to corolate information so they won't have to write down everyone's email addresses. Just a thought, of course!
I'd like a rule that tells users to read before posting. Often times one person will answer the question, and 2 or 3 people will reply with the same exact answer. Sometimes even after a user has thanked the first poster. Now I'm not talking about when someone says another way to do the task but when someone repeats the same way to do something.