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From Christopher Smith <cbsm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: What is the correct spelling?
Date Mon, 27 Dec 2010 02:28:55 GMT
Is there really much harm in deprecating the incorrect spelling and providing a correct spelling
equivalent?

--Chris

On Dec 26, 2010, at 6:19 PM, Todd Lipcon <todd@cloudera.com> wrote:

> Hi Niels,
> 
> Unfortunately this is part of a public facing API, so it's a bit tough to
> change without breaking a bunch of dependent code. So, I think despite the
> annoying spelling mistake, it's not worth the pain to fix because of the API
> breakage :(
> 
> If you find other spelling mistakes that are parts of internal APIs, feel
> free to file JIRAs and patches to fix!
> 
> -Todd
> 
> On Sat, Dec 25, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Niels Basjes <Niels@basjes.nl> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I noticed that the isSplitable method (and a bunch of other places in
>> the Hadoop codebase) writes "splitable" where I would have expected
>> "splittable" (two 't' instead of one).
>> All spelling functionality I have indicates the 'double t' version is
>> correct.
>> 
>> Should I correct this in the junit test files I'm touching?
>> 
>> --
>> Best regards,
>> 
>> Niels Basjes
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Todd Lipcon
> Software Engineer, Cloudera

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