[vorbis-dev] Offtopic: (Stupid newbie question) Xiphophorous, or XYphophorous
xiphmont at xiph.org
Fri Jan 26 21:59:09 PST 2001
On Thu, Jan 25, 2001 at 04:13:19PM -0600, 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).
The proper name is "Xiphophorus helleri" in every relevant publication
I've seen. My guess is they typoed (or maybe found an obsolete
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