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bug#14804: Gnus spelling fix: unexist -> nonexistent


From: Lars Ingebrigtsen
Subject: bug#14804: Gnus spelling fix: unexist -> nonexistent
Date: Sat, 06 Jul 2013 17:36:40 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.130008 (Ma Gnus v0.8) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

> Recently Gnus added the 'unexist' flag with some
> code that deals with 'unexistent' articles.  If I
> understand the concept correctly, the usual
> spelling in English is 'nonexistent'.  Here's a
> proposed patch to use that spelling.

Well, it's probably "non-existent" or "unexisting".  However, I don't
really see much point in changing the spelling of a mark used internally
in Gnus stored-state files.  And `unexist' has been in use for a couple
of years, so this would break people's Gnus files.

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