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PIN number #9

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zcater opened this Issue Mar 5, 2017 · 6 comments

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zcater commented Mar 5, 2017

Personal Identification Number number is just wrong ;)

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denysvitali commented Mar 5, 2017

Thanks for opening this issue: I know it's "wrong", but it is common to say "PIN Number", at least in my latitudes.
What do you think about it? Should I change it?

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zcater commented Mar 5, 2017

I'm not a native English speaker but on the internet circles I play it's not seen very well.

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denysvitali commented Mar 5, 2017

Neither am I, but I know that some acronyms are used recursively (like ATM Machine, PIN Number, NFC Communication, ...)
I'll keep this open, hopefully a third person may give an advice on this: it is a nice language "bug" btw 😄

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vktec commented Jun 26, 2017

I'd change it to either "PIN code" or just "PIN". Technically speaking, "code" is redundant too (personal identification number code), but it's commonly used (moreso than "PIN number" in my experience) and, to me, sounds better.

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denysvitali commented Jun 26, 2017

PIN code sounds good! 👍

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denysvitali commented Sep 22, 2017

0cb748c fixes the issue, if you have something to add, feel free to comment here or open a new issue.

Have a wonderful day! 🚀

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