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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] GPL licence corrections
    On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Mike A. Harris wrote:

    > Actually I just looked through my command history and found the
    > exact command I used:
    > grep -ir "licence" * > ../license-grep-2.4
    > Talk about not being able to decide how to spell something!
    > Heheh. I normally spell it "license", however I don't know what
    > got into my mind to spell it two ways.

    'Licence' is a British noun. 'License' is a British verb. I believe
    Americans use the latter for both contexts, and the GPL was
    written in America, making 'license' 'correct'.

    'Practi[cs]e' is similar.


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