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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] Ceph updates for 5.5-rc1
On Thu, Dec 5, 2019 at 10:19 PM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@linux-foundation.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Dec 4, 2019 at 12:02 PM Ilya Dryomov <idryomov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Colin Ian King (1):
> > rbd: fix spelling mistake "requeueing" -> "requeuing"
>
> Hmm. Why? That's not a spelling mistake, it's the same word.
>
> Arguably "requeue" isn't much of a real word to begin with, and is
> more of a made-up tech language. And then on wiktionary apparently the
> only "ing" form you find is the one without the final "e", but
> honestly, that's reaching. The word doesn't exist in _real_
> dictionaries at all.
>
> I suspect "re-queueing" with the explicit hyphen would be the more
> legible spelling (with or without the "e" - both forms are as
> correct), but whatever.
>
> I've pulled it, but I really don't think it was misspelled to begin
> with, and somebody who actually cares about language probably wouldn't
> like either form.

FWIW that was my spelling. I suspected the same thing, saw it being
used in various spellings, but since Colin is a native speaker I took
the patch.

Thanks,

Ilya

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