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Re: [tdf-discuss] New name


Hi Mirek, *,

On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 11:49 AM, Mirek M. <mazelm@gmail.com> wrote:

I'm really excited about the project, but I'm a bit concerned about the
name. What concerns me is that one can't tell how to pronounce the name.
Some pronounce it "librehoffice", some (including me) "leeberoffice", som
e
may even pronounce it as "libberoffice".

I'd pronounce it with the french word libre (free) and english office
/libʁə ˈɔfɪs/ (not sure about IPA, but you should
get the idea.

And regarding the Office part:
Calling it completely different might work for a single-purpose
application like a webbrowser or some other dedicated tool, or when
you don't give a damn about competitiors like Apple and have the
corresponding marketing machinery and blind followers.

ciao
Christian
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