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How to pronounce "Subversion" [was: [PATCH] Add Subversion in Action book]

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2005-07-25 19:53:26 CEST

(I'm just re-posting this with an appropriate subject line. Has anybody
noticed that's a pet peeve? :-)

Andrew Thompson wrote:
> kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>
>> And just to settle this question... :-).
>>
>> The man who came up with the name "Subversion", Jim Blandy, pronounces
>> with the accent on the second syllable, just like the standard English
>> word. Every committer I've met in person pronounces it the same way
>> (as far as I can remember).
>>
>> See
>> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ReadMsg?listName=dev&msgNo=60111
>> for more.
>
> Do we need a recording of Mr. Blandy(or other random collab.net staff)
> pronouncing Subversion?
>
> http://www.paul.sladen.org/pronunciation/torvalds-says-linux.wav

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