Re: fake names

Subject: Re: fake names
From: greg -dot- hamill -at- teradyne -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 11:34:46 -0400


> From: "Alex Silbajoris" <alsilba -at- hotmail -dot- com>
> Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 13:19:44 +0000
> X-Message-Number: 8

> >Subject: RE: About Themes for Fake Names
>> From: "Dick Margulis " <margulis -at- mail -dot- fiam -dot- net>

>
> >Here's a thought: Why don't we create an OFFICIAL TECHWR-L LIST OF FAKE
> >NAMES for the use of anyone who wants it.

> Loren Ipsum?

We are also concerned with the issue of nondiscrimination (sexism,
nationalism) and usage of real names in our documents. A series of fake
names might be useful. However, we're planning on opening a phone book for
a random first name and ANOTHER random last name. It might be slightly
biased toward "American" names, but in any major city phone book, you
should find names for an international audience.

Greg



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