Subject: Re: NetBSD Daemon
To: Herb Peyerl <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 05/10/2002 15:44:24
> > 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.

i would pronounce it exactly like that.  as for contrived
pronunciations, how many people say "scsi" as "scuzzy"?  lots!

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

understood.  :)

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