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Subject: Re: [boost] [Boost.Local] Review
From: Lorenzo Caminiti (lorcaminiti_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-11-19 18:27:17

On Sat, Nov 19, 2011 at 3:39 PM, Brent Spillner <spillner_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Nov 2011 20:59:26 lorcaminiti wrote:
>>> "the object this can be bound (eventually by constant value" - I don't
>>> understand "eventually".
>> It means that you can either "bind this" or "const bind this" (the
>> second binds the object as constant within the local functions even if
>> the object is non-const in the enclosing member function). I will make
>> this text more clear.
> The issue (both places) is the word "eventually."  This is a false
> cognate with Spanish, Dutch, and probably other languages; in English,
> "eventually" means only "shall happen at some time in the future."  In
> the rewrite, you probably want to use "optionally" or "possibly"
> instead.

I see. I will fix that.

>>> * Acknowledgments
>>> The title is spelt wrong (should be Acknowledgements)
>> OK.
> Actually, "Acknowledgments" is the traditionally correct spelling.
> There are some dictionaries that accept "Acknowledgement," but this
> reads as faddish and less literate.  A similar word is "judgment"---
> both are frequently misspelled even by native speakers.
> Isn't English fun?



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