Language change proposal
Sat Nov 1 23:56:51 CET 2003
On 1 Nov 2003 at 13:30, Richard Carlsson wrote:
> Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> > That's also the reason why Linux is written in English - had Linus stuck
> > to Finnish identifiers, Linux wouldn't be an international platform.
> And please note that if Linus had coded using his mother tongue,
> he would have written in Swedish, not Finnish.
I suspect this is now a common belief - the Linux equivalent "Finux"
in Neal Stephenson's novel "Cryptonomicon" is Finnish.
- Jonathan Coupe
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