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Re: ACTION-103 Follow up on the about: scheme Registration

From: Graham Klyne <GK-lists@ninebynine.org>
Date: Sun, 14 Feb 2010 09:54:32 +0000
Message-ID: <4B77C858.6020509@ninebynine.org>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: Joseph Anthony Pasquale Holsten <joseph@josephholsten.com>, uri-review@ietf.org, public-html <public-html@w3.org>, URI <uri@w3.org>
Ironically, many English people think that -ize is an Americanism, but it's also 
the traditional English form, and, with a very few exceptions, is the preferred 
form according to the Oxford English dictionary.  Go figure :)


Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Joseph Anthony Pasquale Holsten wrote:
>> A quick diff suggests this is the same as what had been up in github, 
>> with
>>   - s/recognize/recognise/


> We should be consistent with the use of en-GB or en-US spellings. 
> Normally, I would prefer to use en-GB, but in this case, since we have 
> to deal with references to sections in RFC 3986 for "... Normalization", 
> which uses the US spellings, and various other refernces that should use 
> US spellings, it's easier and more consistent to use en-US for 
> everything, than to carefully use en-GB for most things while leaving 
> en-US where necessary.
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