"different than" is poor English
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In the SVN version of the documentation (for example http://www.djangoproject.com/documentation/) the top header reads:
- These docs are for Django's SVN release, which can be significantly different than previous releases.
Different than is poor, Americanised, English. The correct wording should be:
- These docs are for Django's SVN release, which can be significantly different from previous releases.
A quick Google search shows that different than is frowned upon:
I have attached a patch for the current SVN version to fix this grammatical error.