[Libwebsockets] spelling of “writeable”

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Mon Jun 21 13:59:53 CEST 2021



On 6/21/21 11:48 AM, Felipe Gasper wrote:
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>> On Jun 21, 2021, at 1:29 AM, Andy Green <andy at warmcat.com> wrote:
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>> On 6/21/21 12:27 AM, Felipe Gasper wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> 	I’ve noticed that the spelling of “writeable” is inconsistent in the LWS API:
>>> - lws_callback_on_writable
>>> - LWS_CALLBACK_CLIENT_WRITEABLE
>>
>> I also noticed this about ten years ago... "writable" is dictionary-correct but somehow for the actual event, WRITE-ABLE aligns better to my mental model of what is happening there.
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> Both appear to be correct:
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> https://www.dictionary.com/browse/writeable
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> https://www.ahdictionary.com/word/search.html?q=writable

For reputable dictionaries

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/writable

https://www.lexico.com/definition/writable (actually OED)

neither list 'writeable'.

-Andy


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