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Re: [OT] Turtle

From: Simon Large <simon_at_skirridsystems.co.uk>
Date: 2006-05-21 23:02:27 CEST

Stuart Celarier wrote:
> Turtles and tortoises are definitely not the same thing. They are both
> in the order Chelonia, with tortoises comprising the family
> Testudinidae, while turtles are either of the family Cheloniidae (sea
> turtles) and Emydidae (fresh water turtles). I don't see making much
> progress on people confusing the two names.

Another interesting aside is that the Subversion book uses a turtle as
it's logo. I don't think that was their choice, just what O'Reilly
happened to allocate to them. Not a cartoon one though.


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