Subject: Re: NetBSD Daemon
To: Andrew Brown <>
From: Herb Peyerl <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/10/2002 13:35:00
Andrew Brown <>  wrote:
 > awfl		acronym with four letters
 > acronyms	avoid creating really odd names you must spell

technically it's only an acronym if you can pronounce it as a word. I'd
call "acronym" an acronym but 'awfl' is an abbreviation unless you claim
to pronounce it 'aweful'.  'TCP' is an abbreviation, not an acronym.

(sorry, this is one of my pet-peeves)