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SubjectRe: As 2.0 looms (fwd)

Instead of Finnish, how about Starrt ? ;-)

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Andy Parkerson mailto:andyp@tamu.edu
Texas A&M University http://utnapishtim.dorms.tamu.edu/~andyp/

On Mon, 29 Apr 1996, Matti E Aarnio wrote:

> > > Hmmm.. Why not call early code ALFA (ie, alfa, beta, gamma...)
> > > and then ALPHA would mean DEC's stuff...
> >
> > Because then it looks like we are a bunch of WaR3Z D00DZ or just plain unable
> > to spell.
>
> But to spell in what language ? "alfa" happens to be correct
> spelling in Finnish... Most people won't realize that difference,
> of course --> thus I tend to agree with Alan about this.
> (English "ph"-double is usually "f" in Finnish: alpha -> alfa)
>
> Hey, forced teaching of finnish to the computer people ? ;-)
>
> > Alan
>
> /Matti Aarnio <mea@utu.fi>
>


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