On Mon, 16 Oct 2000, Mike A. Harris wrote:
> Actually I just looked through my command history and found the
> exact command I used:
> grep -ir "licence" * > ../license-grep-2.4
> Talk about not being able to decide how to spell something!
> Heheh. I normally spell it "license", however I don't know what
> got into my mind to spell it two ways.
'Licence' is a British noun. 'License' is a British verb. I believe
Americans use the latter for both contexts, and the GPL was
written in America, making 'license' 'correct'.
'Practi[cs]e' is similar.
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