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From "Berin Loritsch" <blorit...@apache.org>
Subject RE: Spelling?
Date Wed, 20 Mar 2002 18:36:08 GMT
You know why US english is different than UK english don't you?
The founding fathers of the US decided to be so rebellious as to
change the spellings and pronunciations of some words--just to
spite England.

(A little history trivia).  Interesting that it became the lingua
de franca (language of business).

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Leo Simons [mailto:leosimons@apache.org] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 1:32 PM
> To: Avalon Developers List
> Subject: RE: Spelling?
> 
> 
> concur. US english is usually also dubbed "international 
> english". Though it feels weird ;)
> 
> - LSD
> 
> > -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> > Van: Stephen McConnell [mailto:mcconnell@apache.org]
> > Verzonden: Wednesday, March 20, 2002 12:04 AM
> > Aan: Avalon Developers List
> > Onderwerp: RE: Spelling?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Berin Loritsch [mailto:bloritsch@apache.org]
> > > Sent: Tuesday, 19 March, 2002 22:32
> > > To: Avalon Developer's List
> > > Subject: Spelling?
> > > 
> > > 
> > > We have a package and a number of classes that have British 
> > > spellings. Undoubtedly this is because we have a number of our 
> > > developers in GB and Australia.  It is probably beneficial to 
> > > standardize on either US or UK English.  I venture to say that it 
> > > would be easier for me to conform to UK English than it 
> would be to 
> > > change package names and class names to US English.
> > > 
> > > Thoughts?
> > > 
> > > Does anyone care?
> > 
> > 1. consistency is a priority
> > 2. US higher priority the British
> > 
> > Steve.
> > 
> > 
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