[Ubuntu-l10n-eng] When do we use "whilst" as opposed to "while"?

William Anderson neuro at well.com
Mon Sep 4 17:31:46 BST 2006

Toby Smithe wrote:
> On Mon, 2006-09-04 at 12:31 +0100, Malcolm wrote:
>> On 9/4/06, Ed Hargin <ed at bluehome.net> wrote:
>>> I would suggest that we used "while" instead of "whilst" purely so as to
>>> not inject an unnecessary difference from the US translations.  That's
>>> reason enough for me prefer "while" anyway.
>> Seconded.
> Thirded! :P
> I agree; we shouldn't create unnecessary work for ourselves.

Totally agree with that.

_ __/|  William Anderson      |  Tim: Your cheese game is strong.
\`O_o'  neuro at well dot com | Zane: My cheese game. It's all about the
=(_ _)= http://neuro.me.uk/   |       cheese platter.
   U  - Thhbt! GPG 0xFA5F1100 | -- Tim Westwood, Zane Lowe, R1, Dec 2005

More information about the Ubuntu-l10n-eng mailing list