[ubuntu-uk] 11.04 Natty Narwhal

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 18 18:11:27 BST 2010

On 18 August 2010 13:58, Sean Miller <sean at seanmiller.net> wrote:
> On 18 August 2010 13:09, Colin Law <clanlaw at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> GIMP is recursive by the definition  'An Acronym is defined as
>> recursive if it refers to itself in the expression for which it
>> stands, or if any of the initials stands for a recursive acronym.'
>> (Excellent, a recursive definition of a recursive acronym.)
> And that definition exists where?

I did not say that it was necessarily a generally accepted definition,
merely that by that definition GIMP is recursive and therefore my
original statement that 'it depends on the definition' is true.
Having said that I believe I have seen that definition used somewhere
on the web so it must be ok.  I will just have a quick google ...  Ah
yes, have a look at



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