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Re: [PATCH] Spelling fix :=)

From: <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-09-09 13:04:19 CEST

Quoting Peter Davis <peter@pdavis.cx>:

> You're right, my spellchecker doesn't like "filesystem" either. And neither
> does dictionary.com. Google?
> http://www.google.com/search?q=filesystem -> 520,000 pages
> http://www.google.com/search?q=%22file%20system%22 -> 1,090,000 pages
> Hmm, maybe I am in the minority after all. Well, the fact that "filesystem"
> has been used probably millions of times on all those pages means it's about
> as close to a real word as you can get.

Either that, or many (American?) IT workers are semi-literate. But I shan't be
drawn into discussions about proper spelling and the Queen's English. :-p


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