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Re: [BUG] CVS HEAD "find-file-confirm-inexistent-file" in lisp/files.el

From: Juanma Barranquero
Subject: Re: [BUG] CVS HEAD "find-file-confirm-inexistent-file" in lisp/files.el
Date: Mon, 9 Jul 2007 23:14:55 +0200

On 7/9/07, Randal L. Schwartz <address@hidden> wrote:

The point is to use familiar words when you can.

No, the point is that you said:

"First, the spelling is wrong.  You want nonexistent, not inexistent."

And then:

"The name is still spelled wrong.  NEVER in my years as a human being
in the North American English world have I heard "inexistent". It's
always been "nonexistent".  Please fix the spelling before release."

We wouldn't be discussing if you had said: "Inexistent is uncommon;
please use nonexistent, which is much more familiar to the average


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