Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/dist/am-utils/fsinfo
To: None <Richard.Earnshaw@arm.com, firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
Date: 04/08/2003 11:36:44
Richard Earnshaw <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > The Merriam Webster Dictionary and the American Heritage Dictionary
> > both disagree with you. I tend to believe them.
> Fowler (Modern English Usage) 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
This brings up an interesting question -- is filesystem better than
file-system? I think so, but it isn't clear.