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From: Peter Humphrey <prh@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml
Date: Mon, 31 Oct 2011 03:56:36
Message-Id: 43412B26.5060909@gotadsl.co.uk
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Re: cvs commit: quick-samba-howto.xml by "Łukasz Damentko"
Łukasz Damentko wrote:

> blackace and AllanonJL (both native speakers as well) say it's "a FAQ" > not "an FAQ", so we have 2:1 for now...
It's not a matter of votes, but of whether the abbreviation is also an acronym, i.e. whether it can be pronounced as a word. In this case it can, and I believe it usually is, so it's "a FAQ", not "an F A Q". -- Rgds Peter Humphrey Linux Counter 5290, Aug 93. -- gentoo-doc@g.o mailing list