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Heithem Moumni
Heithem Moumni

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why on Kubernetes for the short name (k8s) they replace ubernete by 8?

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Dan Spratling

The same reason Accessibility is written as A11y. It's easier.

It also makes a better hashtag in posts, though this benefits A11y more as it's a generic word.

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Sebastijan Grabar

"ubernete" is 8 characters long, that's why. I always thought that it's pronounced something like "keights" which sounds kind of like Kubernetes, but it's not really like that.

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Jose Torreblanca

Same as i18n as in internationalization