[OT] spelling colour / color was Re: Toggle

duncan smith buzzard at invalid.invalid
Thu Oct 9 20:24:47 CEST 2014


On 09/10/14 18:43, mm0fmf wrote:
> On 09/10/2014 02:29, Steven D'Aprano wrote:
>> Apart from the horrible spelling of colour :-)
> 
> I've always spelt colour as "color" when programming and as "colour"
> when writing language including documentation about software.
> 
> colour in a programme doesn't seem right.
> 

Even in British English that is usually spelt 'program' (from the US
spelling, of course). Let's not cave in on 'colour' too. It's bad enough
that we can't use 'whilst' loops :-).

Duncan



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