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Re: Spelling bug: publically versus publicly

On Thu, Mar 28, 2002 at 02:27:18PM -0500, Peter S Galbraith wrote:
> I don't want to start a flame war, I just want a quick opinion.
> Two bug reports against libforms0.88 want me to correct the spelling of 
> "publically" for "publicly":
> $ dict publically 
> 1 definition found
> >From WordNet (r) 1.6 [wn]:
>   publically
>        adv : in a manner accessible to or observable by the public;
>              openly; "she admitted publicly to being a communist"
>              [syn: {publicly}, {in public}] [ant: {privately}]
> Would you close the bug report as frivolous?

Isn't it a valid word? I think this answers that question.. 
[BTW: it's not a popular way to spell it but it appears ok]

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