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Re: [SLE] How does one pronounce "SUSE"
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 14:48:59 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604111449.00335.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 11 April 2006 12:24, James Knott wrote:
> Per Jessen wrote:
> > James Knott wrote:
> >> Ever wonder how we'd be pronouncing Linux, if Linux spoke Finnish and
> >> not Swedish? ;-)
> >
> > Linux or Linus? Linus Torvalds IS Finnish, but quite probably also
> > speaks Swedish.
>
> As I recall, he lived in a Swedish area of Finland, so by nationality,
> he's Finnish, but by language he's Swedish, though not quite the same
> Swedish as in Sweden.

Indeed. Here he is on wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linus_Torvalds

Cheers,

Leen

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