* Marco Ciampa <ciam...@libero.it> [08-20-15 20:18]:
> On Thu, Aug 20, 2015 at 09:33:54PM +0000, Pat David wrote:
> > drc mentioned on irc the other day that the title should read just "GNU
> > Image Manipulation Program".
> > 
> > Our current site has this same text in the header, but the TITLE attribute
> > for the page lists it as:
> > 
> > "GIMP - The GNU Image Manipulation Program"
> > 
> > Which one is semantically correct?  Failing a correctness test with
> > semantics, which is the preferred title?  With/without "The"?
> 
> my 2 euro cent:
> 
> They always told me to not use the article, as it is incorrect for
> acronyms.
> 
> For instance you do not say: the U.S.A. or the I.B.M.

re: his question, he is not, "the GIMP", but "The GNU..."

And I cannot say using "The" is incorrect as I believe it is correct both
ways, with or without.
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