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Re: Correctness? To a newcomer, it doesn't seem that way.
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Correctness? To a newcomer, it doesn't seem that way.
- From: "STeve Andre'" <andres_(_at_)_msu_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Wed, 9 Feb 2005 17:25:11 +0000
On Wednesday 09 February 2005 20:49, Fafa Diliha Romanova wrote:
> It seems a bit weird to me, that the "world's finest operating system"
> emphasizing correctness above all, can't even get its text layout straight:
> Note the inconsistent mix of cases:
No, it wouldn't make it more correct. You are thinking along the lines
that the output of a program is an English sentence, I think. That is
wrong: it is communication, but not a formal one. Upper casing the
first character of a word implies certain things in writing, but doing
it in the example you give makes little sense.
There is also the tradition of lower case usage in BSD operating
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