[mythtv-users] stupid vdpau question: pronunciation

Justin The Cynical cynical at penguinness.org
Wed Jul 14 19:44:37 UTC 2010

On 7/14/10 12:32 PM, aaron wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 15:27, Jim Morton <Jim at morton.hrcoxmail.com> wrote:
>> It's an acronym
>> /Video Decode and Presentation API for Unix
>> So is USB - Universal Serial Bus
> An acronym is one that can be pronounced as a word... like "SCSI" is "scuzzy"
> An initialization is one that is pronounced as letters... like "USB"
> is "You Ess Bee"
> So I guess the question Eric is asking is whether it's "Vee Dee Pee Ay
> You" or "Vee Dee Pow" ... or... "Vid Pow"? :)

I'm not sure it it can really be said as some kind of work, like SCSI
is.  I know that every time I see it in print, I think of Chinese food.

Kung pao video card?

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