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[whatwg] A better name than <gauge> for the element that shows a measurement

From: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2006 14:22:28 +0200
Message-ID: <998D30F9-24B8-4351-B9DA-0A84DDD01991@iki.fi>
On Mar 21, 2006, at 14:05, Christoph Paeper wrote:

> I'm not a native speaker and would have written it correctly. OTOH  
> I never would have imagined the alleged AE spelling 'gage'

Metooing on both counts. I cannot remember ever seeing 'gage' in the  
wild.

I still think 'gauge' is the best one of all the alternatives suggested.

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Henri Sivonen
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