On Thu, 2005-13-10 at 12:17 -0400, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> I don't agree that we need to force one spelling of common words when
> many dictionaries recognise the validity of variant spellings.

There is obviously no "need" to force the use of one spelling variant or
another. However, I think it is good style to consistently use either
American or British English. To pick the first example from Google, the
FreeBSD documentation group do this:


And they face many of the same challenges we do as far as contributors
from different regions of the world.


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