[Patch, committed] Fix spelling of cannot in config/ directory

Zack Weinberg zack@codesourcery.com
Fri Aug 13 18:39:00 GMT 2004


Dale Johannesen <dalej@apple.com> writes:

> Are you objecting to the patch?  IMO the second of Andrew's quotes has
> it right, "can not" is not incorrect but "cannot" is preferred in most
> contexts, so the patch looks like an improvement.  (As for the first
> quote, people who think they know better than the dictionary are
> rarely convincing IMO.)

I'm not objecting to the patch.  I just wanted to point out that this
is not as clear-cut as (for example) "its" vs. "it's"...

zw



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