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From "HERRICK, CHUCK (SBCSI)" <CH6...@momail.sbc.com>
Subject RE: Pronunciation
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2000 22:08:18 GMT
I say Zay-lan and Zer-cees.


-----Original Message-----
From: Keith Visco [mailto:kvisco@exoffice.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 12, 2000 3:09 PM
To: general@xml.apache.org
Subject: Re: Pronunciation




I say it just like Mike! I don't like Zay-lan, Za-lan sounds better, and
I don't put a "k" sound in Zer-sees either. I implore everyone to say it
like Mike! ;-)

--K



Mike Pogue wrote:
> 
> I pronounce it:
> 
>         Zer-sees (no "k" sound)
>         Za-lan (with the a as in "bat")
> 
> The Xalan people corrected me, however, because they prefer
> 
>         Zay-lan (with the a as in "break")  :-)
> 
> Mike
> 
> Eric Hodges wrote:
> >
> > 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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