[PATCH] jffs2: Correct language use

Alan Cox alan at lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk
Fri May 2 18:26:16 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2 May 2008 12:51:54 -0700 (PDT)
Trent Piepho <xyzzy at speakeasy.org> wrote:

> On Fri, 2 May 2008, Alan Cox wrote:
> > The verb form of journal is "to journalise" not "to journal". Verified
> > with the OED and querying the British Computer Society. The s/z is
> > debatable but as the US prefers the s and the BCS prefers the s (and
> > Dwmw2 is in Cambridge which favours 's' over the Oxford 'z' ;)) we'll use
> > the s form.
> Google hits:
> journalising filesystem	641
> journalizing filesystem	2,090
> journaling filesystem	104,000
> journalling filesystem	63,600

Google isn't a good guide as a lot of it is Linux material but a lot of
people seem to really dislike journalising so I withdraw the patch. It's
not *that* important !


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