Subject: Re: [OT] "Of course ..." in your language
To: Gilles Gravier <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/03/2005 08:00:29
In message <>, Gilles Gravier writes:
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>I think we could aim for the middle and have a localized "equivalent"...=

>that tried to hint that, indeed, NetBSD is indeed running on this =

>system. So not specific translations "running" doesn't translate to the =

>same meaning (in French) than "operating with"... and indeed, probably =

>in most languages.
>So in French, you could say "Biensur, NetBSD tourne dessus." which =

>roughly translated could mean "Of course, NetBSD turns on this." but in =

>effect, in English, means "Of course, NetBSD runs on this."

Right -- we have to port the slogan to other languages....

		--Steven M. Bellovin,