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  • Dabz: I use both metric and imperial at work, if I'm measuring something, and squiggling it out on a bit of paper, I have like '<--- 125mm --->' then somewhere else I'd have '<--- 6 1/4" --->', all depends really what measurement is to the nearest mark on the tape, and usually, if your measuring old stuff, imperial fits as a whole number, if you get me.
    Today at 07:52:17 PM
  • Derron: They can't be wrong. There is nothing more easier to calculate with than with inches, feet, barrel, oz., ...
    Today at 07:39:43 PM
  • Steve Elliott: US English ffs?!  The Americans can't spell anything correctly, and their geography is as bad!
    Today at 05:24:40 PM
  • Kryzon: I used to spell it with the ou's as well, as it's for British/International English vs US English. But then I noticed it was more about my vanity than anything else, so now I don't really care
    Today at 03:18:33 PM
  • Derron: Do me a favour and spell it favor :-). Using "ou" seems a bit lend from the French ("bravour" etc.)
    Today at 01:33:04 PM
  • iWasAdam: I know it's colour, but my IDE says it's color. so it's color!
    Today at 10:20:41 AM
  • Qube: pa tate oh, pa tart oh :P
    Today at 02:43:29 AM
  • Dabz: You say toe may toe, I say toe mart toe! :D
    August 23, 2019, 07:21:34 PM
  • Qube: Proper English is colour ;D
    August 23, 2019, 06:19:35 PM
  • Kryzon: =D
    August 23, 2019, 06:16:55 PM
  • Kryzon: Oooh look at me, I'm Qube and I spell "colour" instead of "color"
    August 23, 2019, 06:16:32 PM
  • Qube: I don't mind a bit of colour in an IDE but it all depends on the colouring system.
    August 23, 2019, 04:17:05 AM
  • Derron: I think stuff like "&&" or "||" or maybe even brackets allow to easier "group" elements visually. Other want more highlighted stuff. It should not just require 20 styles (bold, color, italic, and their mixes)
    August 22, 2019, 10:48:58 PM
  • Steve Elliott: lol it's a very personal thing.  I just find it jarring looking at varying colours constantly as you read each line.
    August 22, 2019, 09:29:19 PM
  • Derron: Steve is partly right: in the link Kryzon gave the numbers are "orange" while variables are grey - so numbers importance >> variable importance. Exception for more vibrant colors are "strings" as you then easier spot if you missed the closing quotation mark ;-)
    August 22, 2019, 09:17:51 PM
  • Steve Elliott: Notepad++ is cool :)
    August 22, 2019, 08:13:29 PM
  • Kryzon: I love Notepad++'s Obsidian theme: [link]
    August 22, 2019, 08:10:16 PM
  • Steve Elliott: Why do people have to have a different colour for everything in an IDE?  I find it distracting.  Dark background and 2 colours - one for code and one for comments.
    August 22, 2019, 07:42:55 PM
  • Rick Nasher: You got that exactly right *THAT THING* (and not in a good way)..
    August 18, 2019, 11:58:28 AM

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