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Bradley Kuhn (bkuhn) - 5 years ago 2016-08-31 18:04:14
bkuhn@ebb.org
Plural pronouns for singular annoys me.

I really believe in gender fairness and fluidness in prounouning, and I
get why "they" is always better to use, and that the "one's request"
construction is too tortured. So, I tend to just write everything in
plurals if possible which keeps 'they' but makes the number
grammatically agree.

Yes, I know that the ADT made "they/them used as singular" as 2015 word
of the year. (see
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Word_of_the_year#American_Dialect_Society

so maybe some nun slapped the table too hard with her ruler when made
some plural/singular mistake with a pronoun when I was in grade school,
but I have a compulsive need to change everything to plural when I see
"they" and am editing a document. ;)
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Reimbursements/Requirements.mdwn
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@@ -56,7 +56,7 @@ following conditions:
 

	
 
Using these same conditions, the administrator can define questions that are
 
conditional on other questions' answers.  These questions are only presented
 
to the requestor when they submit an answer that meets the specified conditions.
 
to the requestors when they submit an answer that meets the specified conditions.
 
For illustration purposes, the common deployment is expected to have
 
relatively few unconditional questions about each expense (type of expense,
 
receipt, amount), and then a series of conditional questions based on those
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@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ accommodations expenses, etc.).
 

	
 
### Requestor workflow
 

	
 
Requestor can log in and see the status of all their requests.  They can also
 
Requestors can log in and see the status of all their requests.  They can also
 
create a new request, which starts either the Pre-Approval or the In Progress
 
state.
 

	
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@@ -98,7 +98,7 @@ Submitted state.
 

	
 
Bookkeepers can log into the system and see all requests.
 

	
 
When a bookkeeper reviews a Submitted report, they can change the report's
 
When bookkeepers reviews a Submitted report, they can change the report's
 
state, and include a note explaining why the report was moved to that state
 
(e.g., moved back to In Progress because a specific receipt was insufficient
 
documentation).  When they do this, the system sends e-mail to the requestor
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