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Re: wording nitpick: Re: Suggestion to enhance svnserve-section of the subversion book

From: Dirk Reckmann <dyrgh_at_gmx.de>
Date: 2004-07-08 20:44:13 CEST

Am Donnerstag, 8. Juli 2004 18:38 schrieb Brian Mathis:
> karsten.krischker@simplify-technologies.de wrote:
> [...]
>
> > of the client, which asks for authentification frequently (the path
> > changes and so does the "realm").
> > But if I was very deep in the checked out directory tree no more
> > authentification was
>
> [...]
>
> "authentification" is not a word and does not mean anything. I think
> you mean "authentication".
>
> This isn't targeted directly at you, but since its use is becoming so
> widespread, I feel compelled to point it out. I think some people use
> it to be cute or something, but its happening so much lately that I'm
> not sure if people know it's not actually a word.

I use it sometimes by mistake, because it is "Authentifizierung" in german,
and "authentification" resembles this most closely in english. So please
forgive us :-)

Ciao,
  Dirk

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