[erlang-patches] [PATCH] Correct typos in erlang.xml

Tuncer Ayaz <>
Tue Sep 7 03:00:03 CEST 2010


On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:59 AM, Mikael Pettersson wrote:
> Tuncer Ayaz writes:
>  > >  > @@ -2045,7 +2045,7 @@ os_prompt%</pre>
>  > >  >          <p>Loads and links a dynamic library containing native
>  > >  >          implemented functions (NIFs) for a module. <c>Path</c> is a
>  > >  >          file path to the sharable object/dynamic library file minus
>  > >  > -        the OS-dependant file extension (.so for Unix and .ddl for
>  > >  > +        the OS-dependant file extension (.so for Unix and .dll for
>  >
>  > Is it OS-dependant, OS-dependent or both?
>
> dependEnt
>
>  > I think both are correct.
>
> Both are valid words, but with different meanings.  In computing,
> it's always the "dependEnt" form that gets used.

Thanks, I agree and now know why it looked odd to me.


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