This will hopefully avoid questions over which spelling and grammar should be used. Translators are of course free to create localizations for other English dialects.
Signed-off-by: Marc Branchaud <marcn...@xiplink.com> --- Although I'm Canadian I figured en_CA would be a little too parochial. I don't have a strong preference for en_UK over en_US though. On 13-07-30 11:05 AM, Junio C Hamano wrote:> > I'd rather not to see any change that turns one accepted form into > another accepted form at all (like "parseable" vs "parsable" in this > patch). For that purpose, asking "What is parseable" to Google and > seeing if there is a hit is good enough ;-) I think choosing a dialect for git will help mitigate such changes. But perhaps it's a bit too draconian. M. Documentation/CodingGuidelines | 3 +++ 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+) diff --git a/Documentation/CodingGuidelines b/Documentation/CodingGuidelines index 559d5f9..43af82e 100644 --- a/Documentation/CodingGuidelines +++ b/Documentation/CodingGuidelines @@ -242,6 +242,9 @@ Writing Documentation: processed into HTML and manpages (e.g. git.html and git.1 in the same directory). + The human lanuage of the documentation source files is UK English (en_UK). + Please follow UK English norms for spelling and grammar. + Every user-visible change should be reflected in the documentation. The same general rule as for code applies -- imitate the existing conventions. A few commented examples follow to provide reference -- 126.96.36.199 -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe git" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html