[wp-hackers] Putting the P in WordPress
Ezwan Aizat Bin Abdullah Faiz
aizat.faiz at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 02:17:08 UTC 2010
Just a thought, if you enter: iphone, or macbook into an iPhone, it will
correct it to its proper name.
On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 6:35 AM, Demetris <kikizas at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 12:37 AM, Andrew Ozz <admin at laptoptips.ca> wrote:
> > I'm still being amazed by how a well meant effort to correct a common
> > spelling mistake can be turned into a .... (insert your favourite
> > theory here).
> > Grammatically "WordPress" is a name and "Wordpress" is the misspelled
> > of it. And that's in any language. You wouldn't type "Los angeles" or
> > francisco", would you? Correcting the spelling _does not_ change the
> > or edit your post.
> > And yes, unfortunately there isn't more straightforward way of correcting
> > that spelling. It could be added to the TinyMCE dictionary (would need a
> > fair bit of coding since it uses Google spell by default but can use
> > aspell/pspell on the server too). The problem is that most people usually
> > use the browser's build-in spellchecker and there's no way of adding this
> > there.
> First, no one talks about a conspiracy.
> Second, are you saying that WordPress should be correcting commonly
> misspelled camelcased words? Why stop with WordPress’s own name then?
> There is much work to be done on that front:
> * DaimlerChrysler
> * FedEx
> * iPad
> * iPhone
> * iPod
> * iWhatever
> * MasterCard
> * NVIDIA
> * PlayStation
> * YouTube
> * etc. etc.
> Then, once we are finished with camelcased words, we can start
> correcting capitalization in acronyms. The situation there is even
> These tasks will help us keep sufficiently busy for a few months now
> that WordPress seems to have reached nearly perfect state and does not
> need attention in any other areas.
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