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kst @ mib . org
July 31, 2011 23:16
[perl #95972] Patch: Fix typos in several pod/perl*.pod files
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This patch corrects some typos in several pod/perl*.pod files.

Apart from some obvious misspellings, some of these changes might
need some discussion (though IMHO all the changes are correct):

"nan" --> "NaN"
"invocand" --> "invocant"
"errorprone" --> "error-prone"
"supercalifragilisticexpialidoceous" --> "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"

(Rakudo consistently uses "invocant", not "invocand".)

I also noticed a mix of US and UK spellings.  For example, the ratio
of "behavior" to "behaviour" is very close to 1:1.  I didn't touch
any of those.  Is there a policy for that?  Should there be?

I'll try to go through the other *.pod files when I get a chance.

Keith Thompson (The_Other_Keith)  <>
"We must do something.  This is something.  Therefore, we must do this."
    -- Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, "Yes Minister"

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