[docs] [issue10147] Python Documentation bugs

Marc-Andre Lemburg report at bugs.python.org
Fri Oct 22 01:19:06 CEST 2010


Marc-Andre Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> added the comment:

Éric Araujo wrote:
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> Éric Araujo <merwok at netwok.org> added the comment:
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> Adjectives require hyphens but nouns do not.  “thread-safety” should be reverted to “thread safety”.  I haven’t searched for a grammar reference, but you can take Wikipedia as an example: “Thread safety is a computer programming concept applicable in the context of multi-threaded programs. A piece of code is thread-safe if it functions correctly during simultaneous execution by multiple threads.”

Are you sure ?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_compound#Types_of_compound_nouns

This appears to be more a question of personal style than a
grammar rule.

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