Bill Allombert on Sat, 12 Sep 2009 23:11:02 +0200

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Re: [PATCH] doc spelling fixes

On Sat, Sep 12, 2009 at 10:21:43AM +0200, Lorenz Minder wrote:
> Hi,
> I have run aspell over the PARI documentation to check for spelling
> mistakes.  The below patch fixes them (along with a few other
> minor things I spotted while doing this).
> Rationale for the possibly controversial changes:
> * s/behaviour/behavior/.  I did this because the PARI documentation seems
>   to settle mostly for US english in virtually every other respect (e.g.,
>   "factorization" is preferred over "factorisation").  I don't
>   personally have a preference for either variant of english, but think
>   the two should not be mixed.

Yes, PARI doc is supposed to follow US spelling.

> * s/archimedean/Archimedean/.  The latter seems to be the way it's usually
>   written.  (I didn't change "abelian" to "Abelian" since this appears
>   to be some sort of exception.)

Thanks, capitalized adjective are unnatural to French people.

> The patch is quite long, but should be thankfully easy to review.

Thanks a lot. I have commited it in revision 11904.

> BTW, the doc for centermodii() seems to be completely broken, I have no
> idea what it intends to say.

This looks like a copy paste error.