Re: MANET Pronunciation
Templin, Fred L <Fred.L.Templin <at> boeing.com>
2009-01-07 16:42:28 GMT
I rather liked Joe's account of the name origin. I guess
the term has been in use for quite some time now...
fred.l.templin <at> boeing.com
>From: Joe Macker [mailto:joseph.macker <at> nrl.navy.mil]
>Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 3:21 PM
>To: 'Charles E. Perkins'; 'Knapp, Michael'
>Cc: manet <at> ietf.org
>Subject: Re: [manet] MANET Pronunciation
>There is variety here and that is ok by me..
>In my experience it is generally pronounced "man-nay"
>I pretty much do what Charlie does if audience needs it, I might have
to say "man-net"
>You say toe-may-toe ... I say toe-ma-toe
>You say poe-tay-toe ... I say poe-ta-toe
>For me, I initially liked the Edouard Manet pronunciation when we first
created the term back in the
>In one of my first presentations on manet problem/concepts 11th IEEE
Computer Communications Workshop
>Sep 24, 1996 I actually used a
>portrait of Edouard and I discussed some "off-the-cuff" analogies.
>Perhaps a weak attempt at humor?
>We really don't need a thread on this but ...
>While MONET is considered the father of impressionism style in art,
MANET is considered its
>Analogies to routing style?? You decide.
>.."Impressionism" style tends to use less detail to impress a form.
>.."Impressionism" style recognized that light and shadow are often seen
in glances and are
>.."Impressionism" style may appear sloppy partially due to the artist's
need to work quickly in
>dynamic, outside conditions.
>Random trivia...As some may recall, the movement was sharply rejected
by the established "Salon de
>Paris" for many years and a
>"Salon de Refused" was formed.
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: manet-bounces <at> ietf.org [mailto:manet-bounces <at> ietf.org] On
Behalf Of Charles E. Perkins
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 06, 2009 5:24 PM
>> To: Knapp, Michael
>> Cc: manet <at> ietf.org
>> Subject: Re: [manet] MANET Pronunciation
>> Hello Michael,
>> I'm sure you would get a variety of answers and there
>> does not seem to be consensus.
>> What I "like" to do is to use the painterly pronunciation
>> as "normal", and use the "man-net" choice when it seems
>> that I really have to emphasize that I am talking about
>> networks. So, for instance, I'd prefer the first option
>> when talking about the [manet] working group.
>> Consistency... bah, humbug.
>> Charlie P.
>> Knapp, Michael wrote:
>> > Dear List,
>> > I would like to know how to properly pronounce MANET. I've come to
>> > understand there is some history behind the term which may affect
>> > someone says the term. Professionally, I've heard MANET pronounced
>> > different ways: First as "ma-net" where the "N" sound is made only
>> > once between the syllables. Second as "man-net" where the "N" sound
>> > present in both syllables. Third as "ma-nay" as in the nineteenth
>> > century French painter Edouard Manet.
>> > I apologize if this question seems flippant but knowing how to
>> > pronounce terms is important and there is some history behind
>> > pronunciation. I'd like to know if there is a general consensus
>> > the group as to where the pronunciation has been taken.
>> > Thank you,
>> > Michael Knapp
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