Bug 217718 - textproc/igor: thinks ".Ap th" is a typo
Summary: textproc/igor: thinks ".Ap th" is a typo
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Ports & Packages
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Individual Port(s) (show other bugs)
Version: Latest
Hardware: Any Any
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Assignee: Warren Block
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Reported: 2017-03-12 05:37 UTC by Enji Cooper
Modified: 2017-03-17 20:06 UTC (History)
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Description Enji Cooper freebsd_committer 2017-03-12 05:37:03 UTC
"n'th" is a valid alternative for "nth": https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/nth . I don't believe that igor should be flagging this as a typo.
Comment 1 Warren Block freebsd_committer 2017-03-17 20:06:40 UTC
"Th" is flagged as a spelling error because it is a misspelling found in FreeBSD documents.  I would say the best way to write that is Nth, distinguishing the N from the rest of it.  I'm hesitant to remove it from the list of misspelled words because a bare "th" is almost always a spelling error.  A good argument could be made for removing both it and "fr" on the basis that they are country codes.

In this case, I would still prefer the "Nth" form.