[squeak-dev] Changeset: articles.1.cs
tim at rowledge.org
Mon Jan 20 23:00:05 UTC 2020
> On 2020-01-20, at 2:10 PM, Chris Muller <asqueaker at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sorry Christoph, I'm not a fan of this one. IMO, such an abstraction isn't worth poaching such a common word, #article
I pretty much agree - and in any case it ought to be #indefiniteArticle, at least in English. Further, the simple test for the next word starting with a vowel isn't as useful as it could be. Consider the case of an abbreviation or initialism such as 'FTD'. It should be 'an FTD'. Plenty of very confusing an not necessarily logical cases to get lost in!
tim Rowledge; tim at rowledge.org; http://www.rowledge.org/tim
Useful Latin Phrases:- Te precor dulcissime supplex! = Pretty please with a cherry on top!
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