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Re: SVN-abbreviation

From: Listman <listman_at_burble.net>
Date: Sun, 30 Aug 2009 11:22:04 -0700

come on guys. this person is clearly a troll - don't waste your breath.

the odds of him responding to this thread are close to zero

On Aug 29, 2009, at 9:23 AM- Aug 29, 2009, Andy Levy wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 29, 2009 at 12:04, Edward Morden<edwardmorden_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Hello my name is Edward Morden and I am a bit concerned about the
>> abbreviation "SVN" which belongs to the program Subversion.
>> For me its really unclear why you chose "SVN". The "SV" is destinct
>> cause
>> of SubVersion but where did you get the "N" from?
>> What is the "N" supposed to mean? I looked though all the articles
>> and even
>> wikipedia but nowhere I can find an explanation.
>> I would really be happy to recieve a email from you with your ideas
>> behind
>> the abbrevation "SVN".
>> From a logical view it makes not really sense and seems to only
>> confuse the
>> users of SubVersion.
>> I would also suggest to think about renaming the abbrevation to
>> "SV" which
>> would be the best solution.
> SubVersioN
> "Subversion" is one word (at least in the dictionary I checked), so
> treating S and V as the first letter of 2 words put together isn't
> really "right."
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