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Re: [SLE] How does one pronounce "SUSE"
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 06:24:36 -0400
  • Message-id: <443B83E4.30700@xxxxxxxxxx>
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.

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