Variant Conversion Info (VARCON)
Revision 5.0 (SVN Revision 124)
December 27, 2010
by Kevin Atkinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
This package contains information to convert between American,
British, and Canadian spellings and vocabulary as well and other
From Revision 4.1 to Revision 5.0 (December 27, 2010)
- Completely new format for the main table which, in addition to
providing the preferred spelling of a word for various forms of
English, also records variant and other information. To reflect
this change, the name of the file was renamed from abbc.tab to
- Massive effort to verify the variant information against
authoritative sources (mainly Oxford dictionaries). Most entries
for common words (SCOWL level 35 and below) have been checked
against at least a British and Canadian dictionary.
- Added variant information for numerous other words, even when
there is no difference between the various forms on English.
- Other changes corresponding to the new format.