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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Change all occurrences of 'flavour' to 'flavor'
On Fri, 8 Aug 2003, Jasper Spaans wrote:

> > > > $ egrep -ni 'flavou?r' fs/nfs/inode.c
> > > > 1357: rpc_authflavor_t authflavour;
>
> > However, changing the spelling of a variable name is
> > absurd no matter how you look at it.
>
> Read that line of code again please. Next, imagine writing code in there.
>
> VrGr,

Yes. It's wonderful. Pure poetry to me! It's probably in line
for the Pulitzer prize for literature. I like it.

That said, there probably is a good reason why not to define
a special type for that variable. But, then again, that's not
a spelling matter.

Cheers,
Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version 2.4.20 on an i686 machine (797.90 BogoMips).
Note 96.31% of all statistics are fiction.

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