Re: question on API spelling

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On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 09:06:27AM +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 03, 2012 at 03:41:12PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> > On 04/03/2012 03:10 AM, Martin Kletzander wrote:
> > > On 04/03/2012 01:05 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> > Do either of the Dan's have a strong opinion?  And if the consensus is
> > indeed for a common spelling, do we favor US, favor UK, or provide
> > aliases for all of these instances?  History-wise, we've been using
> > CANCELED since commit d65a924 (May 2011), but CANCELLED in commits
> > 7d575e0 (Mar 2010) and bb2eddc (Jan 2012).  My work on block job will be
> > introducing another instance (the event for async block job
> > cancelation), so it would be nice to know which way to spell my patch.
> I prefer the Queens' English, but I couldn't tell you which is which :-P
> Seriously though, I'd go with the majority usage, which is CANCELLED
> by 2:1, and add an alias for the other one.

  Trying to be serious and putting aside any UK/French legacy... ,
no strong opinion, though I think people worldwide are more exposed to
US spelling of things than UK's one, so people are more likely to do it
right if we use the US spelling in general.


Daniel Veillard      | libxml Gnome XML XSLT toolkit
daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxx  | Rpmfind RPM search engine | virtualization library

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