RE: fake names

Subject: RE: fake names
From: "Ed Manley" <edmanley -at- bellsouth -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2002 12:05:25 -0700

Oh God, I can see this growing out of hand! We will have to reach consensus
on appropriate and acceptable naming conventions for servers and widgets and
system components...(EVERYTHING!!), which means an international standards
effort or three to document and thoroughly screw them up...I can see it now,
in 5 years Bill will announce the new Microsoft Standard for Naming Things
and sue us for infringement.....

Nah, let's don't do this, okay?

Sent: Tuesday, July 30, 2002 9:19 AM
Subject: Re: fake names

Wow, what an incredible waste of time. <boggle>

<greg -dot- hamill -at- teradyne -dot- com> wrote in message news:163384 -at- techwr-l -dot- -dot- -dot-
-------------------------------> >
> > >Here's a thought: Why don't we create an OFFICIAL TECHWR-L LIST OF
> > >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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