[linux-audio-user] Software suitable for children
Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen
k.s.matheussen at notam02.no
Sun Dec 10 11:10:36 EST 2006
On Sun, 10 Dec 2006, Kjetil Svalastog Matheussen wrote:
> Chris McCormick:
> >On Sat, Dec 09, 2006 at 12:15:54PM -0800, michael at michaelshiloh.com wrote:
> >> On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, Brad Fuller wrote:
> >> >michael at michaelshiloh.com wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> On Sat, 9 Dec 2006, Brad Fuller wrote:
> >> >> I couldn't understand the reference to "git". Is "git" the parent of
> >> >> tamtam? I
> >> >
> >> >git is a version control system that, apparently, the OLPC developers
> >> >
> >> >http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Git_(software)
> >> I feel so stupid. Of course. Git, as in "get".
> >I always assumed that Linus named it "Git" after either Larry McVoy or
> >Tridge (or both!). I get the impression he didn't think particularly
> >highly of either of them after his workflow was interrupted so suddenly.
> Actually, "git" is a swedish word meaning something like "extreme
> posession", or wanting something very bad. Its a word thats used
> frequently to describe the devils wish for souls.
> Quting from the online dictionary http://g3.spraakdata.gu.se/saob/
> on "git":
> "BETYDELSE: frö av svartkummin."
> Betydelse = Meaning
> Frö = strong desire
> av = to have
> svartkummin = evil desire ("svart"=evil and "kummin"=desire)
Can't believe I actually wrote that. "svarkummin" means strong
desire, or even evil desire, not "Frö". "Frö" is just the swedish word for
"to", and "av" is the swedish word for "have". Better get some sleep.
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