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From James Sutherland <ja...@cam.ac.uk>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Spelling, entities, and punctuation in perf-tuning.html
Date Sun, 05 Nov 2000 18:55:44 GMT
On Sun, 5 Nov 2000, Joshua Slive wrote:
> On Sun, 5 Nov 2000, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> > Chris Pepper wrote:
> > >
> > > changed 'behaviour' (British) to 'behavior' (US).
> >
> > Why?  This is an international project, so -1 on forcing
> > spelling into any particular dialect..
> 
> I think the point is consistency, not a particular dialect.  Up here in
> Canada, we go both ways.  (Dean is writing in "Canadian", not "British",
> by the way ;-).

Hrm. I'd have called it British spelling, but then I'm biased :-)

> If we were writing a book (which we are), then we would pick one way and
> stick with it, regardless of where we intended to publish the book.
> 
> But this is a minor issue.

It's not critical; personally, I've learned to put up with the mess you've
made of our language :)

Since both spellings look OK to me (being British), the question is
whether both spellings are OK in the US?


James.


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