On Thu, 12 Jan 2012 18:23:43 +0100, Pieter Praet <email@example.com> wrote: > "Worldwide, -ize endings prevail in scientific writing and are commonly > used by many international organizations, such as the ISO and the > WHO. The European Union switched from -ize to -ise some years ago in its > English language publications, and this resulted in the coexistence of needs rebasing against master. d P.S. Personally think it's a bit silly, but that might be because I'm Canadian, and we are all about the inconsistent anglo/american spelling. But if the consensus is to follow the UN black helicopter spelling police, ok :).