Re: Help with fake names issue

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
Patient"?

Suzette Leeming

On Thu, Mar 29, 2012 at 12:30 PM, Cindy Daoust <cynthiadaoust -at- gmail -dot- com>wrote:

> Friends,
>
> 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.
>
> Thanks!
> Cin
> 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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