necessarily. fun to say because it's just a touch challenging. and i don't know . . . the negative form of it seems so useful to me in so many situations for forewarning people that they're interpreting something too broadly and simply, and i'm about to complicate their picture for them. i'm not saying it makes me popular
just that it's very useful, especially at work.
me to programmer: yes, i know you made the problem go away by removing all the conditions that were in place when it happened. that doesn't necessarily mean that the problem is fixed.