[oclug] and now, something completely different.
grgaud at sympatico.ca
Wed Apr 13 20:31:05 EDT 2005
On Wed, 2005-04-13 at 20:12 -0400, buchan wrote:
> hmmm I've always thought to pronouce it like "Man dree va".
[GR] Makes sense, since it involves a merger between Mandrake and
Conectiva ("conect-eeva"), hence "man-dree-va". However you pronounce
it, though, it sounds silly; and all that over a comic book magician's
name. Good grief!
> On 4/13/05, Rod Giffin <rod at giffinscientific.com> wrote:
> > Mandrake Linux has changed it's name to Mandriva Linux. I dunno. The
> > name mucks up my tongue worse than the name Mandrake did. It looks like
> > "Man drive a", but I keep wanting to pronounce it Mandrivel because my
> > ears tell me it should end with a consonant.
> > http://www.mandrakelinux.com
> > Rod.
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