Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/dist/am-utils/fsinfo
To: None <,>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/08/2003 11:36:44
Richard Earnshaw <> writes:
> > The Merriam Webster Dictionary and the American Heritage Dictionary
> > both disagree with you. I tend to believe them.
> Fowler (Modern English Usage)[1] prefers dropping the hyphen in this case.
> In fact, he goes on to say that for technical words then the hyphen should 
> generally be dropped *if the reader can be expected to know the word 
> already*.

This brings up an interesting question -- is filesystem better than
file-system? I think so, but it isn't clear.