Language change proposal

jonathan@REDACTED jonathan@REDACTED
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.
> 	/Richard

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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