RE: Customize or customise in UK-targetted texts

Subject: RE: Customize or customise in UK-targetted texts
From: "Sarah Blake" <Sarah -dot- Blake -at- microfocus -dot- com>
To: "Moshe Kruger \(AllWrite\)" <moshe -dot- kruger -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 3 Feb 2009 10:57:49 -0000

In general, '-ise' is the UK spelling, whereas '-ize' is the US (or
'international') spelling. Most British people will find neither
jarring.

Sarah Blake
Senior Technical Author
Micro Focus


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> Hello,
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> In texts (marketing or technical) which are targetted at the UK
market, is
> there a right and wrong spelling of "customize" and "customise" (and
> derivations such as "customisation" etc)?
>
> The online OED has both.
>
> TIA
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