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Re: Reference: "in-built" and "internal"


From: Mark . Burgess
Subject: Re: Reference: "in-built" and "internal"
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 07:35:23 +0100 (MET)

There is nothing grammatically wrong with in-built, but I don't mind
changing it. It is just an older form, more from our Germanic roots.
M

On  1 Feb, David Douthitt wrote:
> I would posit that "in-built" is not correct English, and "internal" is
> specific to hidden inaccessible variables and structures inside the
> program.
> 
> I would suggest that the actual term is "built-in"; this patch fixes the
> Reference to match.  The patch is built (sort of) against 2.1.13.
> 



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