[Maxima] maxima pronunciation and writing
robert.dodier at gmail.com
Fri Dec 15 00:26:31 CST 2006
On 12/14/06, Jordi Gutierrez Hermoso <jordigh at gmail.com> wrote:
> According to Spanish spelling, if we want to read it as
> proparoxytone (a word with an accent before the next to
> last syllable), we should put an accent on it, unless the
> spelling of the word is distinctly foreign ("máxima" is a common
> Spanish word, in case that matters).
As a general rule it seems appropriate to write the name of this
computer program to indicate the word as it is pronounced by
the people who invented it; on that theory, it should be written
Máxima in Spanish.
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