Apple's Misspelling

Apple Inc. prides itself on its beautiful, user-friendly designs and quality workmanship, and so I was shocked - shocked, I tell you! - to discover this page in the Mac OS X Sites directory (that's where you can make a website available to the world using the Apache web server software built into OS X):

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I realize that Mac OS X contains millions of lines of coding, and that a minor spelling error like this is hardly a crime against humanity. And, in fact, perhaps my surprise about it in this age of Diminished Grammatical Expectations is proof that Apple deserves its reputation for quality. But it's hard to believe that the error has persisted through the years. Perhaps it's a test.

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