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Stanky
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Discord vs Discourse

Post by Stanky » Sat 05 May , 2018 3:32 am

It's not really a bug, but I think it's a misuse of terminology. In regard to inviting people to join your "Discord', the definition of discord is:
1a : lack of agreement or harmony (as between persons, things, or ideas)… must we fall into the jabber and babel of discord while victory is still unattained? —Sir Winston Churchill
1b : active quarreling or conflict resulting from discord among persons or factions : strife, marital discord, or discord between the two parties
2a music
(1) : a combination of musical sounds that strikes the ear harshly (2) : dissonance The song ends on a discord.
2b : a harsh or unpleasant sound

I think the word you are looking for is "Discourse":
Definition of discourse
1: verbal interchange of ideas; especially : conversation
2a : formal and orderly and usually extended expression of thought on a subject
2b : connected speech or writing
2c : a linguistic unit (such as a conversation or a story) larger than a sentence
3: a mode of organizing knowledge, ideas, or experience that is rooted in language and its concrete contexts (such as history or institutions) critical discourse
4: archaic : the capacity of orderly thought or procedure : rationality
5: obsolete : social familiarity

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Re: Discord vs Discourse

Post by bOnO » Sat 05 May , 2018 4:12 pm

We didn't chose the name of the software... 4lone https://discordapp.com/
Its all about the game, and how you play it
All about control, and if you can take it
All about your debt, and if you can payit
Its all about pain and whos gonna make it...

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