[fpc-pascal]Compiler uses bad English: "amount" vs "number"

Matt Emson memsom at interalpha.co.uk
Sat May 25 20:12:05 CEST 2002

>BigMatt19 at aol.com wrote:
>> Especially since the current term fits perfectly.  "Wrong amount of
>> parameters" is perfectly legal in the English language.
>I beg to differ, but it is not, since "parameters" is countable, the
>correct word is "number", not "amount."

As a British English speaker, I find the two terms interchangable. Certainly 
not confusing in any way. I believe the devs. should do whatever they feel 
right on this matter, but I'd personally leave it as it is.

Matt (not the other Matt who replied previously)

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