[Exherbo-dev] Renaming

Bryan Østergaard bryan.ostergaard at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 08:47:32 BST 2008


On Mon, Aug 18, 2008 at 5:42 AM, Benjamin R. Haskell <exherbo at benizi.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Aug 2008, David Leverton wrote:
>
>> 1) The licenses directory is now known as licences
>> 2) The LICENSE variable is now known as LICENCES
>> 3) The SRC_URI variable is now known as SOURCES
>>
>> Enjoy.
>>
>
> It's highly nit-picky, but since the other traffic on this list seems to
> indicate movement toward a non-{Exherbo developers-only} release, I couldn't
> resist sending this.
>
> I find it annoying that you settled on the British, variant spelling of
> 'license(s)'. Google puts license over licence at a ratio of 5-or-6 to 1
> (5:1 pluralized [+licenses/+licences], 6:1 singular [+license/+license]) and
> that jumps to 100:1 if you include software (software +license vs. software
> +licence).
>
Most of the Exherbo developers are European and speaks british
english. We find it highly annoying having to typo licence all the
time.

Regards,
Bryan Østergaard



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