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May plug-ins RIP, hello plugins?


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The 6th edition of the Shorter Oxford English dictionary is now available. One change that has been touted: many words now *do not* require hyphens anymore. I dropped by my local bookstore to grab a copy and checked. Hyphenation is something that always bugged me :-D. I was hoping it was time to say goodbye to plug-ins and hello to plugins! Alas, I was wrong. hyphenation wins. Plug-ins will still be hyphenated for the few years to come. See that bad picture taken from the latest edition:

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  1. Jeff on Eclipse » Blog Archive » Plug-in vs. Plugin on Saturday, September 29, 2007 at 18:25

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    […] posted earlier today with some sad news.  Plug-in is still plug-in and not plugin.  But wait Philippe, not all is […]

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