Talk:Ride hailing services

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@LPfi: You reverted my edit with the edit summary "I prefer a definition in the first sentence, explanations later". I agree that in this type of article a definition is useful, but this sentence begins "Ride hailing services are services". It doesn't do our readers any good to tell them that services are services—that just looks redundant and sloppy. I'd prefer to give the definition in a way that leaves out this redundancy. —Granger (talk · contribs) 11:55, 24 April 2020 (UTC)

@Mx. Granger: If you find a good wording, by all means go for it. The changed text "Ride hailing services use ..." is problematic, as it doesn't tell what those services are (a definition) but what they do, which could define them, but does not have to. It could be just one thing they do, or a thing common also to other services. I thought I'd prefer the redundancy over the ambiguity, although I share your view it is less than ideal, but now that I read the sentence again, I am not sure anymore. Do as you will. --LPfi (talk) 12:43, 24 April 2020 (UTC)
How about this? —Granger (talk · contribs) 12:53, 24 April 2020 (UTC)
Thanks. It seems to avoid both problems. --LPfi (talk) 13:08, 24 April 2020 (UTC)