[nycbug-talk] two quick things

Matthew Story matt at tablethotels.com
Thu Jan 5 11:47:20 EST 2012

Slides are viewable online here:


Please submit any bugs you find in the talk to me, and I'll happily buy you a round at the next meeting.

thanks for having me,

On Jan 5, 2012, at 9:46 AM, George Rosamond wrote:

> 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 DMZ??
> g
> (thanks Massimo.  And good luck)
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