[whatwg] 2.3 editorial: operators, operations, or ?

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Sat Aug 15 04:40:31 PDT 2009

On Mon, 10 Aug 2009, Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> "This specification defines several comparison operators for strings."
> Really, operators? Is this the right word here? Maybe it should be 
> "several comparison operations on strings" or "several possible 
> comparisons for strings.

What's wrong with operators? They are literally functions that the rest of 
the spec uses, it seems like the right word here.

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