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[Bug 13879] Various uses of "an" instead of "a", found by regexp /\ban (<[^>]*>)*(?!(http|https|href|hgroup|rt|rp|li|xml|svg|hour|hr|xhtml|xslt|xbl|nntp|m[ions]|mtext|merror|h[1-6]|xmlns|xpath|s|x|sgml|huang|srgb|rsa)\b|html)[b-df-hj-np-tv-z]/i

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Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 13:23:52 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=13879

Matthew Wilson <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk> changed:

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--- Comment #2 from Matthew Wilson <matthew@mjwilson.demon.co.uk> 2011-08-24 13:23:49 UTC ---
"an hour" is surely correct, and there's no need to change it.

The others in the list seem to be acronyms such that they start with a vowel
when pronounced, so "an" seems better here too (eg "an XSLT transform" reads
much better than "a XSLT transform").

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