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Colour or color

Color is what I used in programming

12/15/2018 3:43:49 PM

Charan Leo25

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Yana👸 though "colour" is formal, in programming "color" is the correct form.

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Color == Ame Colour == British the color is used in programming

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Seniru Pasan Again some programming history: After ww2 European countries were devastated. (financially, infrastructure, heavy toll on human lives) However U.S.A. had suffered much less in comparison and could afford to finance the development of computers/computer science. Hence most progress on computers was made by U.S.A. companies/academics. But the basis of computers was born in U.K. ☺

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Bartika Kumar I already mentioned it

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Color is mainly used in programming and colour in British English writing

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Color is used in US English and colour is used in British English. As programming originated and mostly conducted in USA color is used when programming.

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Seniru Pasan Some semantics/programming history: Programming originated in U.K. not U.S.A. Alan Turing, the creator of the first computer, was British. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Turing

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Haris ok I agree with you. And thanks for sharing your knowledge with me☺

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Haris would you be referencing this brother https://www.google.com/amp/s/io9.gizmodo.com/5028969/birthplace-of-modern-computers-is-a-national-disgrace/amp

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Haris but programming mostly appeared in USA right? Like IBM and Apple.

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Color is correct in programming. - Color = American English - Colour = British English

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color in programming

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color in programming

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for programming , go for 'color'

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In programming language, it is color but in English language, it is colour.

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Programmers dont speak canadian

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American produces programming languages.

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"Colour" for what we use in daily terms and in programming it is "color".

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Color is used in HTML and CSS