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Re: [Bug-gnubg] documentation: checker vs. chequer


From: Mueller, Achim
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] documentation: checker vs. chequer
Date: 16 Jun 2003 11:17:51 +0200

Am Mon, 2003-06-16 um 11.07 schrieb Joern Thyssen:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2003 at 09:08:21AM +0100, Ian Shaw wrote
> > 
> > 
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Alef Rosenbaum
> > > Sent: 14 June 2003 17:45
> > > 
> > > In the FAQ I've changed it all to "checker", but the menus and options
> > > within gnubg itself will need changing.
> > 
> > Awk! Cough! Splutter! 
> 
> he he, I prefer chequer as well. 
> 
> > Is it only me trying to maintain my own rich cultural heritage and
> > resist the creeping Americanisation of all life? One of the things I
> > love about gnubg is the spelling of chequer. Mind you, since many of you
> > aren't native English speakers, perhaps you don't care whether you are
> > Americanised or Anglicized ;)
> 
> In fact, the program has been internationalised to US English. I'm not
> sure this works on windows (yet), but under unix you can set LANG=en_GB
> or LANG=en_US to get either language. I haven't checked recently that it
> works, but the code for it is there.

Alef has sent me an updated version of the faq (only grammar and
spelling corrected). I also prefer chequer, because it sounds unique. If
it hurts so much, I can change it again.

Ciao

Achim



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