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Re: Fix UK spelling in comments and ChangeLog entries?

From: Richard M Stallman
Subject: Re: Fix UK spelling in comments and ChangeLog entries?
Date: Sun, 29 Jun 2008 18:05:20 -0400

    Once you quoted Ralph Waldo Emerson's "A foolish consistency is the
    hobgoblin of little minds" in this list, and (no offense intended) it
    seems appropriate now.

Are you accusing me of being inconsistent, then ;-)?

Often it is a mistake to sacrifice something else for consistency.
But here there is no sacrifice.  If Glenn wants to spend his time
this way, why argue?

    in ChangeLog entries would be to fix bad grammar (there's a lot, and I
    know it firsthand because I've perpetrated a few instances myself),
    check for missing entries (there are a lot of these), duplicate
    entries, non-monotonic times (days or weeks apart, not just arising
    from time-zone differences), lots and lots of cases of using
    "wildcards" to refer to several variables (which is against our
    ChangeLog policies, AFAICS), etc. etc.

Please fix them if you can.

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