Subject: Re: [ bsdgames: number claims English output, but outputs in American]
To: Alistair Crooks <>
From: Bill Studenmund <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 11/16/2003 16:49:24
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On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 11:46:10PM +0100, Alistair Crooks wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 01:57:28PM -0800, Bill Studenmund wrote:
> > > What does NetBSD think is the correct fix for this bug?
> >=20
> > I think the correct thing is to leave things alone, for two reasons.
> >=20
> > 1) NetBSD has chosen to use American English as its language, so the=20
> > current use of, "english" by this program is fine.
> I don't remember any such choice being made - can you give me some more
> details of this, please, because I, for one, am dead against it.

All the discussions I'm familiar with regarding correct spelling when it=20
differs between British and American English have expressed this choice.=20
Also, the dictionary that ships with the base system makes use of American=
English spelling.

Take care,


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