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Subject:Re: Help with fake names issue From:Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Cindy Daoust <cynthiadaoust -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:46:23 -0400
Since it's a medical app, what about just using names such as "Pink
On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Cindy Daoust <cynthiadaoust -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:
> I have been provided with a list of acceptable names to use in a
> training project that includes things like "Deadlines, Expects Many,"
> "Flare, Shiny Red" and "Paint, Many Colors."
> As an alternative, I presented a list of names like "Sarah Bellum,"
> "Les Payne," and "Jean Poole" (it's a medical application) and most
> people liked it. But there is an objection that if it could possibly
> be a name of someone anywhere that it can't be used.
> Someone pointed out that if Beyonce can name her daughter "Blue Ivy"
> that nothing can be ruled out for a name. But some are still fearful
> of consequences.
> I feel the users will be distracted by these names.
> Any advice on how to argue successfully in case of a better set of
> names would be much appreciated.
> aka "Glass, Empty Water"
> P.S. Back on the list after a few years off in the non-profit sector.
> Nice to be back.
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