To be or not to be English word? (Was: RE: [Ffmpeg-cvslog] CVS: ffmpeg/libavcodec avcodec.h, 1.393, 1.394ffv1.c, ...)

Dario Andrade dario
Mon May 9 23:35:43 CEST 2005

> >>> I'd vote for changing it (if I had a vote) - I recognize
> >>> "unofficial" as valid and common, and "non-official" as valid but
> >>> not particularly common, but regardless of what dictionaries say
> >>> (the more descriptivist dictionaries in particular) I don't think
> >>> "inofficial" is a word.
> >> What gives you the authority to say whether or not something is a
> >> word?

I am so glad "C" has such a strict alphabet.

Cheers to the language enthusiatics (I an a native portuguese speaker,
thanks God) ;-)

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