Re: Help with fake names issue

Subject: Re: Help with fake names issue
From: Milan Davidović <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Cindy Daoust <cynthiadaoust -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 12:58:44 -0400

If I recall correctly, we used Patient 1, Patient 2, etc. (or Nurse,
Doctor, Pharmacist, etc.).

As to the concerns/consequences, are they coming from your legal department?

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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.
>

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