On 2017-09-13 14:33, leam hall wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 8:28 AM, Stefan Ram <ram at zedat.fu-berlin.de> wrote:
>> I presume that "tkinter" is intended to be pronounced
>> T K inter (tee kay inter /ti keI In t%/)
>> . But it would be faster to pronounce it
>> T kinter (tee kinter /ti kIn t%/)
>> . So far I've only ever read it, never heard it.
>> But while I am aware that the logical pronunciation should
>> be the correct one, I actually like the faster one.
> I heard a speaker mention GvR by name and it took me a bit, and IRC, to
> find out the Dutch pronunciation is different from the American. I've seen
> his name lots, hadn't heard it.
I found it very distressing the first time I heard some American
pronounce Guido something along the lines of "GoowEEdough"...
Pronouncing the BDFL's name the Italian way is reasonable; pronouncing
the "u" is not.