[pups] Interesting PDP/Xenix History

Lars Buitinck lars at fwn.rug.nl
Sat Mar 30 21:03:28 AEST 2002

Thus spake Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at lemis.com>:
> Note that in English, the X is usually pronounced like an S ("zie
> niks").  Siemens made a pun on this with their Sinix product; "Sinix"
> in German is pronounced the same way as "XENIX" in English :-)

Siemens' computer division is (or was) called Nixdorf...
I always read Sinix as SIemens NIXdorf

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