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== Pronunciation ==
 
== Pronunciation ==
I'm a bit cusious: who decided that  ptrInt should be pronounced as “Peter Int” and ptrUInt as “Pee true Int”?<br>
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I'm a bit curious: who decided that  ptrInt should be pronounced as “Peter Int” and ptrUInt as “Pee true Int”?<br>
 
Does this info (even if it somehow could be correct) belong in the wiki? --[[User:Bart|Bart]] ([[User talk:Bart|talk]]) 19:04, 26 January 2022 (CET)
 
Does this info (even if it somehow could be correct) belong in the wiki? --[[User:Bart|Bart]] ([[User talk:Bart|talk]]) 19:04, 26 January 2022 (CET)
 
: The programmer who chose that identifier (implicitly) determined its pronunciation. 🤔<br/>I find it helpful: For instance, an encyclopedic article on [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO NATO] should include its pronunciation, otherwise someone might always spell it out. I mean, I suppose you could say “Pee Tee Arr Int”, too, but it doesn’t really roll off the tongue as “Peter Int” does, right? I think, especially non-native speakers appreciate such hints.<br/>[[User:Kai Burghardt|Kai Burghardt]] ([[User talk:Kai Burghardt|talk]]) 00:29, 27 January 2022 (CET)
 
: The programmer who chose that identifier (implicitly) determined its pronunciation. 🤔<br/>I find it helpful: For instance, an encyclopedic article on [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO NATO] should include its pronunciation, otherwise someone might always spell it out. I mean, I suppose you could say “Pee Tee Arr Int”, too, but it doesn’t really roll off the tongue as “Peter Int” does, right? I think, especially non-native speakers appreciate such hints.<br/>[[User:Kai Burghardt|Kai Burghardt]] ([[User talk:Kai Burghardt|talk]]) 00:29, 27 January 2022 (CET)
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:: Who ever tries pronouncing ptrInt or ptrUInt as "self-contained words" ? I checked with a few professional programmers with whom I used to work and they laughed and thought I was making some sort of joke. I always read it as "pointer to Int" and "pointer to Unsigned Int". [[User:Trev|Trev]] ([[User talk:Trev|talk]]) 05:39, 27 January 2022 (CET)

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Pronunciation

I'm a bit curious: who decided that ptrInt should be pronounced as “Peter Int” and ptrUInt as “Pee true Int”?
Does this info (even if it somehow could be correct) belong in the wiki? --Bart (talk) 19:04, 26 January 2022 (CET)

The programmer who chose that identifier (implicitly) determined its pronunciation. 🤔
I find it helpful: For instance, an encyclopedic article on NATO should include its pronunciation, otherwise someone might always spell it out. I mean, I suppose you could say “Pee Tee Arr Int”, too, but it doesn’t really roll off the tongue as “Peter Int” does, right? I think, especially non-native speakers appreciate such hints.
Kai Burghardt (talk) 00:29, 27 January 2022 (CET)
Who ever tries pronouncing ptrInt or ptrUInt as "self-contained words" ? I checked with a few professional programmers with whom I used to work and they laughed and thought I was making some sort of joke. I always read it as "pointer to Int" and "pointer to Unsigned Int". Trev (talk) 05:39, 27 January 2022 (CET)