Spelling mistakes!

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Fri Jan 6 20:51:22 EST 2006

    >> > Duh. Next time I use a dictionary before freezing an API!

    >> Can you please explain what you mean by that? Use a dictionary how?

    Paul> Use a dictionary by looking up words in it to check the spelling.

I think the most widely spread API misspelling must be "referer", as in the
HTTP_REFERER header in the HTTP spec:


In fact, googling for "referer" and "referrer" reports a similar number of
hits, unlike most misspellings.


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