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From "Shapira, Yoav" <Yoav.Shap...@mpi.com>
Subject RE: StringUtils misspelled method names?
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2003 18:16:05 GMT

Howdy,
I would think India alone would sway the majority?

However, I'd be in favor of making US English the default, as en-us is already the default
locale for other packages in java / web browsers / applications.  I don't think it's a big
deal though ;)

Yoav Shapira
Millennium ChemInformatics


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Henri Yandell [mailto:bayard@generationjava.com]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2003 2:10 PM
>To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
>Subject: RE: StringUtils misspelled method names?
>
>
>It's up to the people concerned.
>
>When I first pushed that code in, I offered to standardise on US english
>spelling but it wasn't something the Commons list wanted to do.
>
>So I figure it's a nice way to educate people that the majority of English
>speakers in the world spell it capitalise :)
>
>[Actually, hard to get figures on that. Population of Canada/Australia/UK
>+ that of India that writes English at least. I'm just not sure how much
>of India actually writes English. Probably a similar-ish number. ]
>
>Hen
>
>On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Hope, Matthew wrote:
>
>> We could fix the US spelling ;¬)
>>
>> seriously - is there a convention within apache / jakarta / commons to
>use
>> US or UK english spelling?
>>
>> (or is it a case of consistency within sub project)
>>
>> Matt
>>
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: Gary Gregory [mailto:ggregory@seagullsw.com]
>> > Sent: 13 August 2003 18:57
>> > To: 'Jakarta Commons Developers List'
>> > Subject: StringUtils misspelled method names?
>> >
>> >
>> > 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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