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Re: Spelling bug: publically versus publicly

Adam Majer <adamm@galacticasoftware.com> wrote:

> 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.. 

Yeah, but it's a rare spelling (as other have pointed out).

Thanks to all for the feedback.  I'll leave it open for now and will fix
it whenever.


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