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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Doc spelling?
Date Wed, 16 Mar 2005 10:07:25 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> On Wed, 16 Mar 2005, Kev Jackson <kevin.jackson@it.fts-vn.com> wrote:
> 
> 
>>US or British spelling? Customize/Customise?
> 
> 
> We had the discussion once about spelled/spelt IIRC.
> 
> Ant is one of the very few open source projects I know where the
> number of US committers is vastly outnumbered by people coming from
> other countries.  AFAIU Australians are closer to British spelling and
> the French/Dutch/German[1] among us will probably have learnt British
> spelling in school (as if I'd recall what I've learnt there).
> 

Nowadays I try and use phrases that arent too divergent across locales, 
the "misspelt is misspelled" debacle showed why. Notice that the new 
unknown task diagnostics does *not* use either spelling.


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