Re: spelling of disc (disk) in /devfs

From: Jeremy M. Dolan (
Date: Thu Feb 01 2001 - 04:42:17 EST

On Thu, 01 Feb 2001 00:19:56 +0000, Alan Chandler wrote:
> The thing that struck me most was the spelling of disc with a 'c'. As
> an Englishman this is the correct spelling for me most of the time,
> but I have come to accept "as a technical term" disk (as in American)
> is the right name for these devices.

Disk is spelled 'disk' except for Compact Disc and Digital Versatile
Disc. If it wasn't 3:30 in the morning, a patch would be attached.

Jeremy M. Dolan <>
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