[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH] Correct spelling of Pulse*A*udio

Thomas Martitz thomas.martitz at student.htw-berlin.de
Wed Apr 25 00:36:06 PDT 2012

Am 25.04.2012 09:24, schrieb Paul Menzel:
> Am Mittwoch, den 25.04.2012, 11:05 +0530 schrieb Arun Raghavan:
>> On Wed, 2012-04-25 at 07:02 +0300, Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
>>> On Tue, 2012-04-24 at 23:34 +0200, Paul Menzel wrote:
>>>> • s,Pulseaudio,PulseAudio,
>>> Hmm, 4 out of 5 occurrences were written by me. I happen to dislike the
>>> "PulseAudio" spelling, because it makes typing harder and is against
>>> normal grammar rules and causes trouble in the wiki. If the resulting
>>> inconsistency annoys people, I guess I should stop doing that, unless we
>>> have a consensus that the "official" spelling should be changed.
>> I've always assumed proper grammar goes out the window for proper
>> nouns. :)
>> Aesthetically, I like PulseAudio better,
> Personally I have the opinion that grammatically proper spelling with a
> capital starting letter and everything else lower case letters would be
> the optimum. The name would then also be spelled correctly in newspaper
> and other media having rules to follow the official rules rigorously.
>> but even otherwise, by convention it'd be nicer to just spell it like
>> that since that's how it's been done everywhere else.
> That is a good point and probably the showstopper for change the
> official spelling.

Obviously everyone thinks PulseAudio is the official spelling since the 
homepage[1] spells it that way.

Best regards.

[1]: http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Software/PulseAudio

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