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From Glenn Holmer <ghol...@weycogroup.com>
Subject Re: Suggestion to change the name "Subversion"
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2013 13:15:29 GMT
On 08/15/2013 06:18 AM, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 12, 2013 at 10:57 PM, Glenn Holmer <gholmer@weycogroup.com> wrote:
>> On 08/12/2013 03:51 PM, Greg Stein wrote:
>>>
>>> Apache Subversion actually started as "Inversion" around December
>>> 1999, or January 2000. It wasn't until April 2000, that we accepted
>>> "Subversion" as a rename. It had "version" in the name, and we *were*
>>> trying to subvert the CVS installations/community, so the name fit
>>> extremely well :-)
>>>
>>> It became "Apache Subversion" in February 2010.
>>
>>
>> Great story, thanks!
>
> And if you want to know how to pronounce Subversion:
>
>    http://subversion.apache.org/faq.html#pronounce

Hahaha, I still have copies of Linus saying the corresponding thing in 
English and Swedish.

-- 
Glenn Holmer
Weyco Group, Inc.
phone: 414-908-1809
fax: 414-908-1601

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