[Koha] Another terminology survey: Debarred, restricted, etc.
cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Thu Jul 8 02:29:50 NZST 2010
On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Colin Campbell
<colin.campbell at ptfs-europe.com> wrote:
> On 07/07/10 14:52, Ian Walls wrote:
>> Agreed. When explaining this to others, I've had several people ask if Koha
>> was going to revoke the patron's license to practice law.
>> "Restricted" or "suspended" would be much clearer than "debarred", at least
>> for Americans.
> There is a a semantic difference though, isn't there? between restricted
> and suspended. Suspended like debarred suggests that the borrower's
> privileges are removed (albeit temporarily). Restriction suggests some
> less absolute reduction (You can still borrow books but only on Tuesdays
> and if you wear an orange bowtie)
I agree with Colin here. Suspended would probably be more accurate.
Now, off to look for my orange bow tie.... ;-)
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