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From Eric Hodges <harmo...@swbell.net>
Subject Re: Pronunciation
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2000 19:00:19 GMT
Here's how I pronounce it:

Xerces:  Zerk'-seez
Xalan: Zay'-lan

The X is pronounced like a Z, as in "xylophone" or the first X in "Xerox".

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Dirk-Willem van Gulik <dirkx@webweaving.org>
To: RGParis <rgparis@buildwbt.com>
Cc: <general@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 10:54 AM
Subject: Re: Pronunciation


> 
> Well.. you are asking a Dutch person living in Italy.. so what I come up
> with might not be authoritative. So I've chickened out and forwarded it
> to the list. I usually say
> 
> Kserses and Ksalan
> 
> but that may be way of in US or UK english.
> 
> Dw
> 
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2000, RGParis wrote:
> 
> > HI, We just started using xalan and xerces!
> > What is the correct pronunciation?
> > We tried ask Jeeves and the dictionaries in yahoo with no luck.  So I
> > decided to go to the source.
> > Thanks
> > 
> > Bob Paris
> > Buildwbt.com, Inc.
> > 
> > 
> 
> 
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