silly question: erlang pronunciation

matthias <>
Tue Jul 10 23:30:19 CEST 2001


 > i'm giving a talk soon on our use of erlang, and it occurred to me
 > that i'm not sure how it is pronounced.  is it prounounced like
 > "air-lang", or "ir-lang"?  i've heard both.

Native English speakers tend to call it "ir-lang" (i.e. sounds like
'herlang' said by someone 'oo drops 'is aitches) whereas the Swedes
make it sound more like "air-lang", especially when they're speaking
Swedish.

Matt



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