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Alain LaBonté
Mon, 25 Feb 2002 08:58:55 -0500

A 14:20 2002-02-25 +0100, Marco Cimarosti a écrit :
>Mark Davis wrote:
> > Did they at least have the sense to keep the old one as an alias?
>In this case, it might not be a good idea if, as I suspect, the acronym
>"ROM" was felt as insulting for every Rumanian not being addict to Caribbean
>Perhaps these changes would not be necessary if standardization bodies would
>take a moment to think and consult a dictionary before choosing a label.
>Oh, well, OK, an identifier is just an identifier. So, why not choosing
>"tequila" or "cannabis" for English. :-)

[Alain]  ROM is also the acronym for "Read-Only Memory"...