Re: re Pronouncing SQL, History

Subject: Re: re Pronouncing SQL, History
From: Don Reese <wedge -at- UNM -dot- EDU>
Date: Fri, 24 Jun 1994 08:22:53 -0600

On Fri, 24 Jun 1994, Gary Mason wrote:

> BTW - my experience is
> somewhat different from most of those posting here on this topic. I
> NEVER hear the letters spoken, only the word. Dozens of times a day.

Correct my understanding if it's deficient--are you saying that, despite
the fact that you hear "sequel" dozens of times a day, "S-Q-L" is the
"correct" pronunciation? Aren't you setting yourself up to blow the
needle off of the blood pressure dial? :->

> I'm "green" when it comes to the language - I want to see the erosion
> (sometimes characterized as growth or expansion) of the language
> stopped.

From where I sit, it's just change--neither progress nor regress.

Don Reese, ABD
University of New Mexico

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