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Re: review of document-overview

From: Peter F. Patel-Schneider <pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 08:22:57 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <20090310.082257.107658185.pfps@research.bell-labs.com>
To: ivan@w3.org
Cc: sandro@w3.org, public-owl-wg@w3.org
From: Ivan Herman <ivan@w3.org>
Subject: Re: review of document-overview
Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2009 10:30:09 +0100


>> * "Ontologies are formalised" -> "Ontologies are formalized"
>>   "W3C uses U.S. English (e.g., "standardise" should read
>>   "standardize" and "behaviour" should read "behavior")."  --
>>   http://www.w3.org/2001/06/manual/#Spelling
> Heh. +1 due to W3C's rules. I let you discuss the anglo-american issues
> with Ian in a dark alley somewhere:-)
> As an aside: somebody really aware of the differences may have to go
> through the other documents, too. I know I tend to use UK spelling
> because that is what I learned at school but, then, with so much
> American around me I simply got completely confused and I probably use a
> mixture of the two:-(

You should have tried growing up in Canada, which had both British and
American influences, and its own set of spelling rules to boot.
(Un)fortunately, I've been in this he-ar great USofA for so long that I'm
mostly converted to 'Muricun spelling (but *not* grammar).

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