Re: spelling of disc (disk) in /devfs

From: John Cavan (
Date: Sat Feb 10 2001 - 22:56:42 EST

"Albert D. Cahalan" wrote:
> > It had always been my assumption that non-optical storage media used
> > the 'disk' spelling, whereas optical media, such as CDs, DVDs, and MO,
> > were reffered to using the 'disc' spelling.
> No, "disk" is correct for everything, but we use "disc" for a reason.

Because "disc" is the English way of spelling it. I find it refreshing
to have proper English show up in the industry, I'm getting tired of
typing "color"... :o)
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