[vorbis-dev] Offtopic: (Stupid newbie question) Xiphophorous, or XYphophorous

Lourens Veen jsr at dds.nl
Thu Jan 25 14:27:43 PST 2001

Well, I don't know, but in Holland we used to write "cylinder" and now
it's "cilider" officially, so maybe there's a psychic connection of some

Yours x-filesy,


Aaron Plattner wrote:
> I was just playing with GDict, and I tried looking up Xiphophorous.  The closest
> entry is for "Xyphophorous helleri".  Why the difference in spelling?  Was this
> on purpose?  (In my opinion, Xiphophorous looks cooler than Xyphophorous).
> Aaron Plattner

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