Spelling mistakes!

Chris F.A. Johnson cfajohnson at gmail.com
Sun Jan 8 14:45:51 EST 2006

On 2006-01-08, Terry Hancock wrote:
> BTW, one of the most common programming spelling errors is
> "deprecate" versus "depreciate" -- I wonder how many people
> actually realize that both words exist, but have entirely
> different meanings?

   The words overlap in meaning. Both can mean to disparage or

   Some dictionaries give 'depreciate' as a definition of 'deprecate'.

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