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Re: How to pronounce "subversion"

From: Bernard Choi <bchoi_at_cimfoniq.org>
Date: 2004-03-16 03:02:54 CET

> I have to admit that we had exactly the same conversation last week
> when we started looking at Subversion as an alternative to CVS. Some
> of us had decided it was more like 2 syllables (sub-version) and the
> rest were in the "subvert" camp. Perhaps it is an Australian thing, we
> do tend to get lazy and form a new phonetic sound from the "bv" rather
> than enunciate the two syllables.
> Why do so many of the open source projects go through this ?

Because open source programmers communicate visually, not verbally ?

> The pronounciation of Linux has many forms even though the correct
> form is available from Linus as a sound clip.
> And I have no idea how to pronounce "gnutella".

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