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Re: [tdf-discuss] How to pronounce the name (again, sorry)


Hi,

Am 27.03.2011 08:22, schrieb Samphan Raruenrom:

I found this page
http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/faq/general-faq/how-do-you-pronounce-libreoffice/
that link to Google translate to provide the (official?) pronouncement.

I don´t think, that this is "official" in sense of approved by TDF
or the TDF community.

http://translate.google.com/#fr|en|LibreOffice

This sounds odd to me, personally.

The following sounds almost like the one I am used to:
http://translate.google.com/#fr|en|LiebreOffice

I'm quite surprised with it. I thought it is ˈlɪbə as in "liberty"
orlbr as in http://www.thefreedictionary.com/vers+libre
So actually it is ˈliːbreɪ as in
http://es.thefreedictionary.com/libre , right? 

Yes, I would agree.

It would be nice if someone could provide an official pronouncement
sound file on the LibreOffice website (and phonetic, for the
literate).

I am not sure, if there is really a need for an official
pronunciation. This is a free project. Every participant is free to
pronounce it the way she/he likes. For me, there is nothing wrong
with different pronunciation by people with different native tongue.

IMO,
http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/faq/general-faq/how-do-you-pronounce-libreoffice/
should be changed, in order to express that ther is no wrong or right.

:-)

Stefan

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