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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Change all occurrences of 'flavour' to 'flavor'
On Friday 08 August 2003 13:34, Alan Cox wrote:
>On Gwe, 2003-08-08 at 18:03, Jasper Spaans wrote:
>> > What about the scenario where both spellings are used in a
>> > header someplace that winds up being a systemwide reference? I
>> > don't know that it has been, but such a 'correction' has the
>> > potential to take us back to square one and 1993. I have had
>> > recurring daytime nightmares of such possibilities since this
>> > subject came up the first time a week or so ago.
>> Wow. My FUD-o-meter just went berserk.
>Well we expose both Color and Colour in various application level
>interfaces. As far as I am concerned English<->English changes are
> just noise. Fixing real typos can be a big help especially to non
> first language speakers who are wondering just wtf that word is..

As I relied to Jasper privately, the chances are slim but not
non-existant. However I also commented that a spell checker able to
note that there is only one or two characters difference in the words
being compared, or only the order had been changed, would be a huge
help in running down typo's.

Cheers, Gene
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