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From Mike Pogue <mpo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Pronunciation
Date Wed, 12 Apr 2000 19:21:01 GMT
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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