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From Henri Yandell <bay...@generationjava.com>
Subject Re: StringUtils misspelled method names?
Date Wed, 13 Aug 2003 18:18:35 GMT

Bearing in mind the fact that Linux is going through the same argument,
what's your reasoning?

The ASF is a US registered organisation.
Most users of Apache code are from the US.
Most commiters in the ASF are from the US [though I think US committers
are the minority in Commons Lang].

others?

Hen

On Wed, 13 Aug 2003, Sean W. Ferguson wrote:

> Eh, US English really should be the standard.
>
> Henri Yandell wrote:
>
> > 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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