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Re: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/src/fns.c,v

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: [Emacs-diffs] Changes to emacs/src/fns.c,v
Date: Fri, 27 Jun 2008 13:29:43 +1200

 >     > Moreover, "signaled/signaling" seems to be the U.S. spelling, which I
 >     > think is preferred in Emacs sources...
 >     Ah, I didn't know.  I did the above change because my ispell
 >     told me so, but ok, I've just cancelled that change.
 > If your Ispell dictionary doesn't have `signaled', how about
 > reporting that bug in the dictionary?

Stepping outside the confines of Emacs, it's hardly a bug.  It's unfortunate
that American English, not content with introducing it's own spelling of
English words, should also rule that the existing spelling is wrong.  Any
reader of English texts, of course, will have to recognize (sic.) both.

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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