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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.18 V7] drivers: add lcd display support
Miguel Ojeda wrote:
> On 10/1/06, Stefan Richter <stefanr@s5r6.in-berlin.de> wrote:
...
>> It is as common as it is wrong.
...
>> "LCD" and "LC display" are correct.
>>
>
> Sure it is wrong, the point is what is the best to understading. "LCD
> display" seems better to me than just "LC display".
...
> tristate "ks0108 LCD controller"
> tristate "cfag12864b LCD"
>
> That is the correct spelling, however, does it look good?
>
> (I really don't know what is the best way to write it in english, I'm
> spanish and here it is more common to say "LCD display").

"LCD display" is wrong and, excuse me, dumb in *all* languages. The fact
that it is common doesn't make it a smart thing to say or write. :-)

If you find "LCD" or "LC display" ugly to look at or hard to understand
(IMO it is not hard to understand if it appears in a computer technology
related context), you could write "liquid crystal display". I suppose
you could also just write "cfag12864b display".

I am not sure which looks prettiest. But I know that "LCD display" looks
really bad to everybody who knows what the D stands for. :-)
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Stefan Richter
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