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RE: Changes to web site

From: Martin Duerst <duerst@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 08:19:53 +0900
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To: "Richard Ishida" <ishida@w3.org>, "'GEO'" <public-i18n-geo@w3.org>

On top of that, search engines are a very good way to check
actual use (as opposed to sometimes lagging dictionaries).

I get about 4,000,000 hits at
http://www.google.com/search?q=shortcut&sourceid=opera&num=0&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8

but only 650,000 hits at
http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&c2coff=1&q=%22short+cut%22&btnG=Search
(and the suggestion Did you mean: "shortcut").

So actual usage preference is pretty obvious, too.

Regards,    Martin.

At 07:40 05/03/17, Martin Duerst wrote:
 >
 >At 21:38 05/03/16, Richard Ishida wrote:
 > >'shortcut' is not a word in the English dictionary.
 >
 >What English dictionary? What English? W3C uses American English.
 >Please check
 >http://www.m-w.com/cgi-bin/dictionary?book=Dictionary&va=shortcut&x=0&y=0,
 >I hope that's good enough.
 >
 >Regards,    Martin.
 > 
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