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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 01/36] qapi: generalize documentation of str

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC PATCH 01/36] qapi: generalize documentation of streaming commands
Date: Thu, 12 Jul 2012 10:07:33 +0200
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Am 11.07.2012 18:00, schrieb Paolo Bonzini:
> Il 15/06/2012 18:45, Eric Blake ha scritto:
>> Pre-existing, but do we have any policy on US (canceled) vs. UK
>> (cancelled) spelling?  Obviously, our API spelling is locked into UK
>> spelling, but if the docs generally prefer US spelling, do we need to
>> adjust things here?  But any such adjustments should be separate
>> commits, so no impact to my reviewed-by.
> I had no idea that it was UK vs. US spelling.  I just assumed canceled
> was wrong. :)  I would use UK spelling consistently for this word.

Both UK and US spellings are widely used within qemu and the advantages
of a standardisation on one of them are probably not worth discussions
about which one is "better". Whoever writes the code, decides what
spelling he uses.

And yes, "canceled" looks ugly to me. ;-)


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