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Re: US spelling serialisation

From: Martyn Horner <martyn.horner@profium.com>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2001 13:00:30 +0100
Message-ID: <3C1DDE5E.77BD8CB8@profium.com>
To: Jeremy Carroll <jjc@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
CC: w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Jeremy Carroll wrote:
> 
> I note that Dave switched my attempt at US spelling
>   "serialization" to "serialisation"
> http://cvs.ilrt.org/cvsweb/redland/rdfcore/syntax/index.html.diff?r1=1.137&r
> 2=1.133
> 
> two questions:
> 1: what is the correct US spelling of this word?
> 2: should W3C recs be in en-US or is en-GB acceptable?
> 
> Anyone else remember the Unix man page for "spell" I think it was - with the
> comment in the BUGS section that the British spelling was done by an
> American!
> 
> Jeremy

It should be `z' even in English English. The `ise' habit was a
Victorian fad...

http://www.askoxford.com/asktheexperts/faq/aboutspelling/ize

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