[Mesa-dev] docs: consistent language

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Tue Mar 16 13:44:56 UTC 2021

On Tue, 16 Mar 2021 at 13:08, Jason Ekstrand <jason at jlekstrand.net> wrote:

> 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. 🤪

Absolutely. Apparently I forgot to write the final line which is that I
think standardising on US English across the board is a good thing, even
though I personally like it about as much as three-space tabs. As you can
see from the previous sentence. ;) So, +1 from me too.

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