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Re: localisation in system wide daemons

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:
>         The etymology of the word is not english: (Hindu + stan). When
>  incorporating it into English, the word came with a well defined
>  meaning.

Apparently the english authors who used it didn't realize that, and I
assume their usage reflects the general usage at the time they were
writing.  Anyway, for whatever reason, the given usage was present, and
reasonably common, _in english_ at one time.  The dictionary documents
that, as is their job.

Any man who is a triangle, has thee right, when in Cartesian Space, to
have angles, which when summed, come to know more, nor no less, than
nine score degrees, should he so wish.  [TEMPLE OV THEE LEMUR]

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