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Re: Packet Inspection



On Monday 24 January 2005 14:06, Kenneth Porter wrote:
...
> they realize you mean IP packets and not RPM packages. I notice a lot of
> people using "package" instead of "packet" and wonder if this
> mistranslation is coming from some particular source? How did you come to
> use the term "package"? Maybe we can go upstream and get the usage
> corrected. (Mind you, I'm a dumb provincial American so I only speak one
> language, and this isn't meant as an insult to those of you smart enough to
> take on English in addition to your native language.)

Very observant. Both 'package'  and 'packet' translate into German as 
'Packet'.

This creates funny problems along the same lines as 'free' does. German has 
two words for it. One meaning free as in freedom, another one for free as in 
beer.

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