Phoenux, Phoneux, Phonux?

pike pike-openmoko at
Mon Jun 11 22:03:27 CEST 2012


>>>>> If we were voting, I'd go for OpenPhonux

+1 again. Well, OpenPhonix :-)

> The name is derived from:
> Open-Phoen(ix)-(Lin)ux

so its

> Linux is pronounced in english as "Line-ugs" (/ˈlɪnəks/  [1]). I.e. it should be "phon-ugs".

"Phoen" is not going to be pronounced as "foʊn" by anyone ?
It will be "Feenugs" in most peoples mouth, as in
Phoenic, Phoenicians and Phoenicopteriformes ( flamingos :-) )..


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