[TUHS] pronouncing *nix formulas
clemc at ccc.com
Thu Feb 6 03:09:34 AEST 2020
On Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 12:06 PM Jon Steinhart <jon at fourwinds.com> wrote:
> Clem Cole writes:
> > definitely a diminutive term.
> > On Wed, Feb 5, 2020 at 11:11 AM Arthur Krewat <krewat at kilonet.net>
> > Bunch of guys at Computer Graphics Lab (at New York Institute of
> > Technology) back in the 80's used to call it "f-suck".
> > On 2/5/2020 8:35 AM, Clem cole wrote:
> > > FWIW. When it was written, Ted and I used pronounced it as “fisk”
> > with “disk”), but F. S. C. K. was always acceptable to my ears. I
> admit I
> > smiled one time when I heard some one call it “f-sick” but that was
> > considered the proper pronunciation.
> I always pronounced it "fisk" and am happy that newer
> filesystems have minimized the need for a stop-and-fisk policy.
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