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bug#1476: 23.0.60; spelling of (un)writeable should be (un)writable


From: Lawrence Mitchell
Subject: bug#1476: 23.0.60; spelling of (un)writeable should be (un)writable
Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2008 11:03:36 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams wrote:
> Emacs manual, node Directory Variables.
> Please change "unwriteable" to "unwritable".

> Not very important, since this is just an invented name in an example,
> but it can lead users to think that's the spelling and thus to look
> for such a term in the future.  Googling shows that similar bugs have
> been logged for Scheme, Python, man pages, and elsewhere.

FWIW the OED says both are fine:

writable, a.
  Also writeable.

Lawrence
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