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From:TK Date:January 8 2007 12:23am
Subject:[OT} How to pronounce GIF (was: Re: How to pronounce MyISAM
and InnoDB)
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At 10:15 AM 1/7/2007 -0800, Brian Dunning wrote:
>My friend says "my sam" and "in-NOD-b". I want to kill him every  
>time. He also says "jif" instead of "gif".

The GIF Pronunciation Page:
http://www.olsenhome.com/gif/

In short, the original inventors of the GIF format (CompuServe, 1987) have always defined
the pronunciation to be like "JIF."  So, that has always been the "correct"
pronunciation.

- TK

>On Jan 7, 2007, at 7:16 AM, Michael Stearne wrote:
>>
>>I just say
>>
>>"My, I,  Sam" and "inno, d, b"
>>
>>From: "js " <ebgssth@stripped>
>>
>>Sorry for this silly question but I've been always had trouble
>>pronouncing "MyISAM" and InnoDB.

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How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDBjs 7 Jan
  • Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDBMichael Stearne7 Jan
  • Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDBJan Pieter Kunst7 Jan
    • Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDBPhilip Mather8 Jan
  • Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDBChris White8 Jan
Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDBBrian Dunning7 Jan
  • [OT} How to pronounce GIF (was: Re: How to pronounce MyISAMand InnoDB)TK8 Jan
    • Re: [OT} How to pronounce GIF (was: Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDB)Brian Dunning12 Jan
      • RE: [OT} How to pronounce GIF (was: Re: How to pronounce MyISAM and InnoDB)Jerry Schwartz12 Jan
      • Re: [OT} How to pronounce GIFGerald L. Clark12 Jan
        • Re: [OT} How to pronounce GIFmizioumt19 Jan
RE: [OT} How to pronounce GIFJohn Trammell12 Jan
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  • Re: [OT} How to pronounce GIFEric Braswell12 Jan