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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Change all occurrences of 'flavour' to 'flavor'
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On Saturday 09 Aug 2003 01:41, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On 9 Aug 2003, Trond Myklebust wrote:
> > Since we appear to be in the silly season...
>
> No, your patch isn't silly, it's EVIL. It fundamentally breaks the notion
> of "grep for usage" by introducing two names to the same thing, without
> having even a good reason (ie no "nice abstraction" thing or anything).
>
> So that's just bad.
>
> In contrast, switching "authflavour" to "authflavor" (to match the type)
> ahs the advantage of _improving_ greppability.

... as long as you remember to misspell the word.

--
Ian.

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