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From David Graham <grahamdavid1...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: StringUtils misspelled method names?
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2003 18:47:51 GMT
--- Gary Gregory <ggregory@seagullsw.com> wrote:
> Ah, nice definitions. 
> 
> The dictionary.com entries here
> http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=capitalise yield no results,
> which
> is neither here or there, but just illustrates the basic problem: "It
> depends". 
> 
> If you look up http://dictionary.reference.com/search?q=capitalize you
> get
> the same definitions that you listed. Isn't this fun?
> 
> I do think that standardizing on something is good. At the risk of being
> US-centric, US English seems like a reasonable rule of thumb.

I wouldn't worry about that, most Americans are US-centric.  FWIW, the
JavaBeans Introspector.decapitalize() uses the American version.

David

> 
> Gary
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Jon Wingfield [mailto:jon.wingfield@mkodo.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 11:16
> > To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> > Subject: Re: StringUtils misspelled method names?
> > 
> > FYI
> > 
> > //1 definitions retrieved
> > //"capitalise" wn "WordNet (r) 1.7"
> > capitalise
> >       v 1: supply with capital, as of a business by using a
> combination
> >            of capital used by investors and debt capital provided
> >            by lenders [syn: {capitalize}]
> >       2: draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake";
> >          "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"
> >          [syn: {capitalize}, {take advantage}]
> >       3: write in capital letters [syn: {capitalize}]
> >       4: compute the present value of a business or an income [syn:
> > {capitalize}]
> >       5: consider expenditures as capital assets rather than expenses
> >          [syn: {capitalize}]
> >       6: convert into capital, as of a company's reserve funds [syn:
> >          {capitalize}]
> > .
> > 
> > Gary Gregory wrote:
> > 
> > > Unless I am not seing straight, the following are not spelled
> properly:
> > >
> > > 1) capitalise
> > > 2) capitaliseAllWords
> > > 3) uncapitalise
> > > 4) uncapitaliseAllWords
> > >
> > > They should be:
> > >
> > > capitalize
> > > capitalizeAllWords
> > > uncapitalize
> > > uncapitalizeAllWords
> > >
> > > Which is *capitalize* with a 'z' not an 's'.
> > >
> > > Should we fix the spelling now?
> > > At all?
> > > The (4) method does not exist in version 1.0.1 but all of the others
> > do...
> > >
> > > Arg,
> > >
> > > Gary
> > >
> > >
> > >>-----Original Message-----
> > >>From: Shapira, Yoav [mailto:Yoav.Shapira@mpi.com]
> > >>Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 10:01
> > >>To: commons-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> > >>Subject: Running maven for modeler question
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>Howdy,
> > >>As one of the final steps in getting the commons-modeler 1.1 release
> > >>out, I'd like to update the modeler site at
> > >>http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/modeler/
> > >>
> > >>I've already updated the main jakarta and main commons sites, thanks
> to
> > >>Senor Donkin's excellent instructions at
> > >>http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/releases.
> > >>
> > >>It looks like the site was generated by maven.  If so, I think I
> need to
> > >>run maven again, and if so do I need to build maven myself or do we
> have
> > >>a ready copy on cvs.apache.org somewhere?
> > >>
> > >>This question could apply to any other commons component I guess. 
> Any
> > >>help is appreciated -- thanks ;)
> > >>
> > >>Yoav Shapira
> > >>Millennium ChemInformatics
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
> > >>
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