Re: Ian Jackson, a question for you.....Re: How does Debian sound?
On Mon, 23 Jun 1997, Dave Cinege wrote:
> On Mon, 23 Jun 1997 10:52:51 -0400 (EDT), Will Lowe wrote:
> >> * D, like the d in day
> >> * e, like the e in pet
> >> * b, much softer than the b in bass
> >> * i, like see
> >> * a, like a in father (american english)
> >> * n, like in now
> >for me (i'm on the middle atlantic seaboard in the US,
> >south of Philadelphia), it's almost the same. My "b" is a little harder
> >than yours, and "ian" goes
> > : e as in "see"
> > : an as in "Annie"
> > So it's three syllables, "Deb'-i-an", with the accent on the "deb".
> This is also how I pronounce it. But the question really is, how does the
> guy who made it pronouce it? I guess it hinges on how he says his name.
Exactly. Ian is typically pronounced ee-an.
> Mr. Jackson?
You are asking the wrong Ian. The creator of Debian is Ian Murdoch.
aka Dale Scheetz Phone: 1 (904) 656-9769
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