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Ben Frey

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Dec 10, 2020, 11:36:15 AM12/10/20
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This is a question that's come up on my team: how is Geb pronounced; with a hard g like "gutter" or a soft g like "gem"?

Sher Bhachu

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Dec 10, 2020, 11:38:09 AM12/10/20
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My understanding is the latter, like 'jeb'

On Thu, 10 Dec 2020 at 16:36, Ben Frey <sparta...@gmail.com> wrote:
This is a question that's come up on my team: how is Geb pronounced; with a hard g like "gutter" or a soft g like "gem"?

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Jeremy Cattau

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Dec 10, 2020, 11:38:13 AM12/10/20
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I've always pronounced it like Jeb and I'm gonna be real disappointed if that's not it.  I'll probably still call it that anyway!

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This is a question that's come up on my team: how is Geb pronounced; with a hard g like "gutter" or a soft g like "gem"?

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Dec 10, 2020, 11:39:43 AM12/10/20
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It's called "jeb", it is mentioned in the GitHub-repo's README.
https://github.com/geb/geb
I think it was also mentioned on the gebsh.org homepage, but apparently
it is not (anymore).

Am 10.12.2020 17:36 schrieb Ben Frey:
> This is a question that's come up on my team: how is Geb pronounced;
> with a hard g like "gutter" or a soft g like "gem"?
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Ben Frey

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Dec 10, 2020, 11:40:31 AM12/10/20
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Haha, the one place I didn't check, the readme! Thanks folks. I'd been leaning towards "jeb" as well.

Marcin Erdmann

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Dec 10, 2020, 4:40:41 PM12/10/20
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For what it's worth, the pronunciation is also described in the pom: https://search.maven.org/artifact/org.gebish/geb-core/3.4.1/jar. Apparently Luke Daley, who started the project, thought that tweaking the pronunciation will make the name more "catchy". So funny that ten years down the line this still comes up. :D

Btw, if you ever wondered what the meaning of Geb is, like I did a couple of years ago which made me ask Luke, then it stands for "groovy web".

Marcin

Alexander Kriegisch

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Dec 10, 2020, 8:55:02 PM12/10/20
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I have taken the liberty to add this to the Book of Geb:
https://github.com/geb/geb/pull/167

BTW, my first PR created right on GitHub, not consisting of local
commits later pushed to a fork. It was small enough to try and do it
inline. ;-)

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Marcin Erdmann schrieb am 11.12.2020 04:40 (GMT +07:00):
>
> For what it's worth, the pronunciation is also described in the pom:
> https://search.maven.org/artifact/org.gebish/geb-core/3.4.1/jar.
> Apparently Luke Daley, who started the project, thought that tweaking the
> pronunciation will make the name more "catchy". So funny that ten years
> down the line this still comes up. :D
>
> Btw, if you ever wondered what the meaning of Geb is, like I did a couple
> of years ago which made me ask Luke, then it stands for "groovy web".
>
> Marcin
>
>
> On Thu, Dec 10, 2020 at 4:40 PM Ben Frey <sparta...@gmail.com
> <mailto:sparta...@gmail.com> > wrote:
>
>> Haha, the one place I didn't check, the readme! Thanks folks. I'd been
>> leaning towards "jeb" as well.
>>
>>
>> On Thursday, December 10, 2020 at 11:39:43 AM UTC-5 thok...@gmail.com
>> <mailto:thok...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> It's called "jeb", it is mentioned in the GitHub-repo's README.
>>> https://github.com/geb/geb
>>> I think it was also mentioned on the gebsh.org
>>> <http://gebsh.org> homepage, but apparently
>>> it is not (anymore).
>>>
>>> Am 10.12.2020 17:36 schrieb Ben Frey:
>>> > This is a question that's come up on my team: how is Geb pronounced;
>>> > with a hard g like "gutter" or a soft g like "gem"?
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>>> > [1].
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>>> >
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haha, it is https://gebish.org/
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