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Re: Editorial: Pick Contacts Web Intent - British English

From: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2012 11:46:46 +0200
Message-ID: <50890A86.4040008@w3.org>
To: Josh Soref <jsoref@rim.com>
CC: DAP <public-device-apis@w3.org>
On 23/10/2012 23:07 , Josh Soref wrote:
> It appears to have en-GB bits. These should be fixed, they include:
> "maximise" s.b. " maximize" "recognise" s.b. "recognize"
> "unauthorised" s.b. "unauthorized"

That would be me. I find it inordinately difficult to introduce 
deliberate spelling mistakes into my writing :)

> Please note that W3's official language [2] is en-US, not en-GB nor
> en-CA. Any time people diverge from this, we produce harder to handle
> documents.

Note that there is precedent for using dialects other than en-US. 
Consistency inside the specification is the more important part.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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