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Re: [SLE] It's SuSE not SUSE
  • From: Kai Ponte <kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Nov 2005 03:50:59 +0000 (UTC)
  • Message-id: <200511160640.01572.kai@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 16 November 2005 01:02 am, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 November 2005 03:46 am, Fergus Wilde wrote:
> > On Wednesday 16 November 2005 02:16, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 15 November 2005 09:14 pm, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> > > > On Tue, 15 Nov 2005 20:16:29 -0500, Steven T. Hatton wrote:
> > > > >If you don't know what SuSE means, look it up.
> > > >
> > > > Wrong, it's SUSE. The special meaning it once had is purely
> > > > historical.
> > > >
> > > > Philipp
> > > > Philipp Thomas work: pth@xxxxxxx
> > > > private:
> > > > philipp.thomas@xxxxxxxxx R&D, SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr.5,
> > > > 90409 Nuremberg, GERMANY
> > >
> > > You mean quality and attention to detail?
> > >
> > > Steven
> >
> > That's a bit harsh - I know everyone's been having a fit about KDE, and
> > I'd prefer to see it remain the default myself. But SUSE (now I know) 10
> > is a fantastic job. I'm having a ton of fun with it ...
>
> Yes, but I really meant the fact that typing SuSE required just a bit of
> extra effort to get it right. And there is a reason behind having the
> lower-case 'u'. It is, IMO, an insult to the German language to ignore
> that detail. I could be wrong, but I suspect SUSE is an Americanism. I am
> quite proud of my 31+ decades of American ancestry, but this tendency to
> "normalize" every nuance of a foreign culture is utterly offensive.

Daaaam...you're old!


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