[arch-dev-public] German Pronunciation

Tobias Kieslich tobias at justdreams.de
Thu Sep 3 01:37:03 EDT 2009

On Thu, 03 Sep 2009, Pierre Schmitz wrote:

> Am Donnerstag 03 September 2009 03:26:08 schrieb Aaron Griffin:
> Yes, you are right here. It should sound like Goodroon like in boot or noon 
> and the G like in get.
> I think Gerold is written without the e at the end; see 
> http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gerold. Should be spoken as a hard G at the 
> beginning, the er like in where and a short old.
Well, there would be Gerolde as an old fashioned girls name ...
> BTW: No idea who told you this but those names are everything but cool or sexy 
> names for web servers. :-)
The original Archlinux server was called dragon. So it's successor was
called a dragon slayer. And now we stuck with the Nibelungs. I think it


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