27 May '13, 3am

It's pronounced "JIF" not "GIF"

It's pronounced "JIF" not "GIF"

Well, it is pronounced with a soft ‘G’. Yes folks, it is pronounced as “JIF”. Why? Because the inventor of GIF, Steve Wilhite, said so. And I think it is fair to say that if you are the inventor of a popular image file format, you have the rights to say how to pronounce it. He even use a GIF to remind us it is pronounced as “JIF” when accepting the lifetime achievement award at The Webby Awards recently.

Full article: http://blog.dk.sg/2013/05/27/its-pronounced-jif-not-gif-2/

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