[Mesa-dev] docs: consistent language

Jason Ekstrand jason at jlekstrand.net
Tue Mar 16 13:08:51 UTC 2021

On March 16, 2021 05:06:53 Daniel Stone <daniel at fooishbar.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Mar 2021 at 20:54, Jason Ekstrand <jason at jlekstrand.net> wrote:
> Three comments:
> 1. +1
> 2. Khronos has generally standardized on American English in their
> specs so I guess that provides some sort of prior art or something.
> 3. I'd generally be a fan of encouraging American spellings in common
> code as well.  As someone who doesn't use auto-complete, having to
> remember which variable is named "color" and which is "colour" would
> get painful.  Fortunately, we don't have a whole lot of variation here
> but it'd be good to keep consistency.
> 4. UK English is unarguably correct and better.


> 5. That doesn't change point #3 in particular; just like coding style, one 
> 'bad' choice is better than no choice at all.

I have three words for you: three space tabs.  Yeah... It may be a good 
style but consistency is good. 🤪

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