[TUHS] pronouncing *nix formulas (was: screen editors)

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Thu Feb 6 05:08:00 AEST 2020

[ Did not see the OP's post ]

> "G. Branden Robinson" <g.branden.robinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Certainly not.  When one sees a command name that duplicates a
>> frequently-used diminituve of a common name, the brain is going to
>> select that preferentially.

Yours might but mine doesn't so please don't generalise.  At my age
(67) and computer experience (nearly 50 years) I take things like
context into account and don't anthropomorphise things.

[ Arnold ]

> ISTR thinking of it and calling it e-d, along with r-m, l-n, m-v and
> the other two-letter commands.

Which is what I call them.

-- Dave

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