cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/share/sgml mailing-lists.ent
trhodes at FreeBSD.org
Wed Apr 9 12:17:21 PDT 2003
On Wed, 9 Apr 2003 12:14:54 -0700
David Schultz <das at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2003, Tom Rhodes wrote:
> > On Wed, 9 Apr 2003 11:58:52 -0700
> > David Schultz <das at FreeBSD.org> wrote:
> > > On Wed, Apr 09, 2003, Sean Chittenden wrote:
> > > > seanc 2003/04/09 08:22:32 PDT
> > > >
> > > > FreeBSD doc repository
> > > >
> > > > Modified files:
> > > > en_US.ISO8859-1/share/sgml mailing-lists.ent
> > > > Log:
> > > > Various cleanups, corrections, and enhancements to the mailing list entities.
> > > >
> > > > - replace all '&a.mailman.listinfo;/freebsd-xxx' with '&a.xxx.url;'
> > > > - replace freebsd-aic7xxx with aic7xxx (link)
> > > > - remove non-existent links (cvs-committers, freebsd-core,
> > > > freebsd-developers, doc-committers, ports-committers, src-committers)
> > > > - use &os.current; and &os.stable; entities
> > > > - replace freebsd-cvs* with cvs* (name and link)
> > > > - replace CVS Web with CVSweb
> > > > - replace filesystem with file system
> > > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > > ISTR someone making a sweep to convert things the other way a
> > > few months ago. ;-)
> > >
> > Ok, whatever ISTR means (I seem to remember?). That was myself,
> > then after a large discussion came about, we decided that it
> > should be `file system'.
> Well, just as long as you're consistent. I suspect the term will
> take the 'data base' -> 'database' route eventually as it gets
> absorbed into the language, but both speelings seem to be in
> common use at the moment.
To be honest, the spelling arguement is not worth the hassle nor
the time. Thus I chose to go with popular thought.
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