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Re: The Poll ends! (Was: Are we too serious these days?)


From: Riccardo Mottola
Subject: Re: The Poll ends! (Was: Are we too serious these days?)
Date: Wed, 05 Nov 2003 23:29:15 +0100
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on 11/5/03 11:00 PM, Chris B. Vetter at address@hidden wrote:

> No.
> The Latin 'hora' means "hour".
> 
> The Latin "ora" (with an accented long o) means "border", "brim" or
> "edge" and can be used as a synonym for "region" or "country".

yep, sorry, there was some confusion here.

The second significate of "ora" is the imperative of the verb orare (=to
pray).
Giving GNUstep a name with the meaning "Pray!" is not distant from giving it
the name borka.

It is in italian in which "ora" has both the meaning of "hour" and of "now"

-Ric





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