> -----Original Message-----
> From: [hidden email] [mailto:[hidden email]] On
> Behalf Of Steve Litt
> Sent: donderdag 15 mei 2014 20:44
> To: [hidden email] > Subject: Re: Why do ppl spell Lua as LUA?
> On Thu, 15 May 2014 15:40:52 -0300
> "Thiago L." <[hidden email]> wrote:
> > Also, should we slap them every time they do it?
> I sure got slapped when I first came on this list and used the all-caps
> version :-)
> Steve Litt * http://www.troubleshooters.com/ > Troubleshooting Training * Human Performance
I think I didn't get slapped, but SLAPPED for doing that :-)
People probably assume Lua is an acronym because it's not a word they know. (I'd be interested to see if Portuguese speakers make the same mistake.) Or perhaps it's because its predecessor, SOL, was an acronym? ;-)