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On 6/24/00 11:48 PM, Michele Davis (mdavis -at- bitstream -dot- net) wrote:
>OK. We're all writer, right? So, is it Linux (with an i sound) or Linux
>(with an e sound)? My vote is for Linux with an "i", but everyone I know
>pronounces with with an "e". Opine away.
I'm not sure it's really a matter for opinion. Linus Torvalds, the
creator (with scores of contributing developers) of Linux, pronounces it
with a short "i," in English anyway. In his native language, it comes out
more with a long "e," although it's a subtle difference when you listen
I found this, oddly enough, by visiting www.linux.org, clicking the
General Info link, and reading the links: