Hi,

In message "Re: OT: "Unix" in Japanese"
    on Thu, 10 Apr 2008 23:17:58 +0900, Chad Perrin <perrin / apotheon.com> writes:

|Since I figure there are probably a few Japanese Unix hackers on this
|list (Matz at minimum), this might be the place to ask:
|
|How do you "spell" the word "Unix" in Japanese?  Do you use some kind of
|katakana formation (like ユーニクス, perhaps), or is there Kanji for it,
|or do you use romaji . . . or something that I've missed because I didn't
|get much sleep last night?

We spell UNIX as UNIX for most of the case.  We pronounce UNIX as
 "ユニックス", which is YU-NICK-S, just in case you can't read
 Katakana here.

|While I'm at it . . . how is Ruby usually represented in Japanese?

Ruby the language is Ruby.  Sometimes people use Katakana (ルビー)
against my intention.  We pronounce it as Ru-Bee.

							matz.