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  • Zach Pfeffer

In 'Merica its "Initializing" not "Initialising"

This is a bit of a fun post.

While rebuilding the ZC706 BSP using petalinux-build I noticed that Initialising is spelled incorrectly:

...but its only spelled incorrectly in American English. Its spelled correctly in British English.

Its a bug to me since I'm in 'Merica.

Some History

The PetaLinux SDK was initially released by PetaLogix in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia in 2010. In 2012 Xilinx acquired PetaLogix. Since Australia is one of 16 British Commonwealth realms, they would have naturally preferred used Initialising.


  • SOFTWARE TOOLS - PetaLogix Launches First Linux SDK for FPGA-based Embedded Systems at [link].

  • Xilinx Acquires Embedded Linux Solutions Provider PetaLogix at [link]

  • Find all the bugs image found at [link]

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