Re: Linux

Subject: Re: Linux
From: "Jeanne A. E. DeVoto" <jaed -at- jaedworks -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Sat, 24 Jun 2000 21:32:41 -0700

At 8:48 PM -0700 6/24/2000, Michele Davis wrote:
>OK. We're all writer, right? So, is it Linux (with an i sound) or Linux
>(with an e sound)?

An awful lot of people pronounce it "Li-nucks", with a short i.
"Lie-nucks", with a long i, is often snickered at, though I'm not sure
whether you could call it "incorrect" as such.

However, Linus Torvalds pronounces it "Lee-nucks". I think that's as
authoritative as you're going to get anywhere. ;-)

jeanne a. e. devoto ~ jaed -at- jaedworks -dot- com

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