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It was thus said that the Great Gregg Reynolds once stated:
> On Wed, Jul 4, 2018, 5:58 PM Sean Conner <> wrote:
> > is, to me, be correct---'baa' is false orthography [1] of "baz" (per
> > Oxford); I spelled 'baz' (a word or name and in this case, it's a name)
> > incorrectly (per Merriam-Webster).
> You and I may know that, but the compiler does not. It just sees a string.
> And I deny that 'baa' is a mispelling of 'baz' - obviously it is a
> misspelling of 'bar'. Or maybe 'foo'. The compiler cannot possibly know,
> unless it is smart enough to know what program you intended to write.

  To further clarify, when the C compiler spits out:

a.c:5: error: aa' undeclared (first use in this function)

I think, "Gee, I  misspelled baz *again*.  Sigh." and I go and fix it.  I do
*NOT* think "Gee, I introduced an undeclared identifier; I must ponder if I
meant 'baz' or 'foo' in this instance."  You are correct in that the C
compiler does not know if I meant 'baz' or 'foo'.  

  Then again ... 

[spc]brevard:~>git statuu
git: 'statuu' is not a git-command. See 'git --help'.

Did you mean this?

  Hmmmm ... 

  -spc (Still consider you a pedantic weenie ... )