[nycbug-talk] two quick things

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Thu Jan 5 09:46:24 EST 2012

Excellent meeting last night.  We should have the slides up on the web 
site today at some point.

Also, way off-topic. . .

In France the Academie Francais was created a few centuries back to 
unify and preserve the French language.

So cognates or English are not used in technology.  There are specific 
terms in French for everything from to connect (as in a cable) as 
"brancher."  A network is "le cible."

But there's one term I just learned which is an insane creation. . . for 
a network's DMZ, it's ADSL (or ADS-L) in French.

Can you imagine troubleshooting an ADSL problem not knowing they meant a 


(thanks Massimo.  And good luck)

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