[Linux-aus] i before e
andrew-la at andrew.net.au
Tue Mar 21 03:21:02 UTC 2006
On Tue, Mar 21, 2006 at 01:43:36AM +1030, David Lloyd wrote:
> > > That Linux Australia requires all those who represent it to have
> > > perfect and contextual spelling.
> > >
> > > For example:
> > >
> > > 1. In the US: 'colour' is spelled 'colour'
> > ~
> > > 2. In AU and GB: 'colour' is spelled 'colour'
> > >
> > > As a second motion, I further move that those who fail to have such
> > > perfection be so discouraged from even trying, they never try again.
> > You fail. Please never try again.
> Indeed, by my own mistake I emphasise what I wanted to say. Does the
> Linux Commmunity really expect its members to be -perfect-?
I don't expect the Linux Community's members to be perfect. I would /prefer/
that _Linux Australia_ is not portrayed as an organisation that cannot
spell. It's not hard to run a spell checker over a press release or official
communique before sending it out. That's just good practice (and I may well
have spelled that wrong).
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