Re: Do choosy mother mothers choose GIF?

Subject: Re: Do choosy mother mothers choose GIF?
From: Mike Stockman <mstockman -at- mac -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2002 10:59:47 -0400

Not to reply with "RTFM" or anything on this list (of all places), but a
quick Google search found, among other hits, a well-reasoned explanation
with historical support, which is all I need to know...


The site also provides support for pronouncing Linux "lee-nooks" as well,
but the historical support is that tired old recording of Linus saying
it, and how authoritative a source is that? ;-)


On 10/24/2002 9:35 AM, kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com (kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com) wrote:

>A quick informal survey for those TWs who are also graphics gurus:
>When referring to .GIF files, do you pronounce it with a soft G (jiff) or
>with a hard G (giff, similar to the sound of gift)?
>I'm finding myself prone to the soft G, perhaps due to my predilection for
>peanut butter...

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