Re: How to pronouce "Debian"?
On Sat, 26 Jun 1999, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 25, 1999 at 11:19:55AM +0100, Frankie wrote:
> > Further to this I understand the stress to be on the first syllable - DEBian.
> > May well be wrong though :-),
> No, you're right.
> I'm absolutely positive. In December of 1996, I had lunch with Ian Murdock
> (we were both Purdue students at the time), and this is one of the
> questions I asked him. So I feel I can correct just about anyone on this
> issue if they pronounce it wrong.
I think of it this way .... imagine a planet called Deb. The people
there being called Debian.
I think that gets you pretty close to the way I think it should be
pronounced but I am just a user :)