[rspec-users] specking, speccing, or spec'ing

Kevin Williams kevwil at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 09:28:35 EST 2007

I think spec'ing is pretty close to correct, but the apostrophe is a
bit disconcerting. Perhaps spec-ing? Then again, why do we need a
non-alphabetic character in there at all? I'd go with specing.

On 2/23/07, Ashley Moran <work at ashleymoran.me.uk> wrote:
> On 22 Feb 2007, at 22:22, David Chelimsky wrote:
> > I vote for spec'ing.
> I've always typed speccing, but according to /usr/share/dict/web2
> there isn't another english word that ends 'ccing', and all the words
> that end 'cking' are made from words that end 'ck' anyway.  So I'll
> have to go with spec'ing, even if it does look like its written in
> klingon.  (Actually I might just write my emails in TextMate, and
> write spec<tab>)
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