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Re: How to pronouncd "Emacs"?


From: Björn Lindström
Subject: Re: How to pronouncd "Emacs"?
Date: Wed, 26 Nov 2003 15:53:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.1002 (Gnus v5.10.2) Emacs/21.2 (gnu/linux)

Pascal Bourguignon <address@hidden> writes:

> <text, tool> /ee'maks/ (Editing MACroS, or Extensible MACro
> System, GNU Emacs) A popular screen editor for Unix and
> most other operating systems.

Hm, it seems I had the rationale of the abbreviation wrong.

Anyway, I wouldn't say that any of the dictionaries are authorities on
actual usage. (Even if EE-MAKS is probably one of the more common).

-- 
Björn Lindström <address@hidden
http://bkhl.elektrubadur.se/


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