Subject: pkg/24400: "suffixes" is the correct plural for "suffix"
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List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 02/12/2004 08:10:49
>Number:         24400
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       "suffixes" is the correct plural for "suffix"
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    pkg-manager
>State:          open
>Class:          change-request
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Feb 12 13:12:00 UTC 2004
>Originator:     Todd Vierling
>Release:        NetBSD 1.6.2
	DUH.ORG:  Pointing out the obvious since 1994.

Since pkgsrc has a history of nitpicking its variable names' correctness
of grammar...  8-)

In, introduced in 1.884 (whee, that was a while ago):


According to M-W and OED, "suffices" is not a correct plural of the noun
"suffix"; rather, it is the singular present tense of the verb "suffice".


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