[PATCH] tree-wide: trivial: s/ a SPI/ an SPI/

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at linux-m68k.org
Fri Feb 3 02:28:03 PST 2023

Hi Tudor,

On Fri, Feb 3, 2023 at 11:17 AM Tudor Ambarus <tudor.ambarus at linaro.org> wrote:
> The deciding factor for when a/an should be used is the sound
> that begins the word which follows these indefinite articles,
> rather than the letter which does. Use "an SPI" (SPI begins
> with the consonant letter S, but the S is pronounced with its
> letter name, "es.").

While I agree with your pronunciation, I believe the SPI maintainer
(which you forgot to CC) pronounces it in James Bond-style, i.e. rhymes
with "spy" ;-)



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