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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Change all occurrences of 'flavour' to 'flavor'
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On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 18:04, Martin J. Bligh wrote:
> --Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote (on Thursday, August 07, 2003 23:37:23 +0100):
>
> > On Iau, 2003-08-07 at 19:00, Jasper Spaans wrote:
> >> It changes all occurrences of 'flavour' to 'flavor' in the complete tree;
> >> I've just comiled all affected files (that is, the config resulting from
> >> make allyesconfig minus already broken stuff) succesfully on i386.
> >
> > The Linux kernel tended to favour european spelling, and favOUr is
> > indeed correct English.
>
> Either way, haven't we stopped piddling around with spelling fixes and
> breaking everyone's patches yet? I thought we had ...
>
> M.

Well, I for one have stopped with the spelling patches since the
cost/benefit ratio was too high for many key folks. When the spelling
patches were being generated, we were quite careful not to "fix" English
spellings.

I won't begin the next round of spelling fixes until 2.7.40, for those
who want to plan ahead that far. And next time, I'll send the patches
through the maintainers. But we can still argue about spelling fixes if
that makes people happier.

Cheers,
Steven (off-duty spelling cop)

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