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SubjectRe: [Lse-tech] Re: 10.31 second kernel compile (Linus Torvalds)  wrote on 16.03.02 in <>:

> On Sat, 16 Mar 2002 wrote:

> > > In short, youaere
> >
> > Don't use umlauts unless you are ready to back it up.
> That's not an umlaut, that's an "ae", which is a real letter in Finnish and
> Swedish (it just _looks_ like an a with an umlaut to you uncultured
> people), and it happens to be a letter that is just left of the ' mark on
> a Finnish keyboard.

Hey, careful there! Those English speakers stole that name from German,
and in German those umlauts are real letters, too. Incidentally, my ae is
next to the '# key ...

MfG Kai
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