[OT] spelling colour / color was Re: Toggle

Marko Rauhamaa marko at pacujo.net
Thu Oct 9 22:48:36 CEST 2014

Tim Delaney <timothy.c.delaney at gmail.com>:

> It's very annoying to have some methods use "z" and others "s" in the
> same package.

"-ize" is standard everywhere in the English-speaking world.

Americans insist on "analyze," "paralyze" and "catalyze" but
paradoxically also on "lyse".

> So since I'm currently working for a US company I have to consciously
> remind myself to use their abominations ;)

I will use American English instead of my native Finnish in my code so
why wouldn't you use American English instead of your native variant of

It'll also make you get a remote sense of the pain the French are

If it's any consolation, even the Atlanta-based CNN makes their anchors
speak standard Hollywoodese.


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