Re: git: 71f0bf9790 - main - .vale/styles: Merge spelling-exceptions

From: Moin Rahman <>
Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2023 11:33:12 UTC

> On Dec 23, 2023, at 12:07 PM, Ceri Davies <> wrote:
>> On 22 Dec 2023, at 14:59, Muhammad Moinur Rahman <> wrote:
>> +descendents
> Although I have not checked for the context in which it is used, this word is almost certainly misspelled as “descendent” is an adjective. The noun “descendants” is most likely the intended use.
No it's not. The actual word is descendant which can be used as both Noun and Adjective and descendents is the plural of that.

> I am also struggling to ascertain anything in the way of a style guide for vale files.  Sometimes words with two letters in common are collapsed into a single expression, and sometimes they are not.  Is there a style guide?
I try to concise this file as much as possible. If you mean writing style files check and if you mean what rules are used in the FreeBSD repo check the FDP Primer

All the style resides in

Kind regards,
> Ceri