Re: What do you call your examples?

Subject: Re: What do you call your examples?
From: "Henry J. Wicko II" <henry -dot- wicko -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Laura Lemay" <lemay -at- lauralemay -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2007 15:57:40 -0400

Here is a page where you can generate business names with the click of a
button (and by a small set of categories):
Some don't roll off the tongue that well or pass the eyes that well IMO, but
there are a few that seem acceptable.

A Google search has more of the above as well as random name generators as
well. Even sci-fi names as well!


On 8/30/07, Laura Lemay <lemay -at- lauralemay -dot- com> wrote:
> Ned Bedinger wrote:
> I tend to go with Acme
> > Backscratcher Mfg. Feel free to use it :-)
> I have a friend who owns the domain name He gets a LOT of
> email from confused users of various product manuals who used
> as a general example URL.
> BTW, and are reserved domain names
> specifically for use in documentation. RFC2606.
> Me, I like humorous examples, but I've been yelled at by editors in the
> past for doing that. (humor does not translate, etc). I do try to use
> both male and female example names for people, and non-western names as
> well.
> I've seen a fair amount of open source documentation using the example
> company name Initech recently -- its kind of an in-joke, that was the
> soulless company in "Office Space."
> Laura
> not enough flair

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What do you call your examples?: From: Sarah Bouchier
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