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Subject:Re: Help with fake names issue From:Cindy Daoust <cynthiadaoust -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Thu, 29 Mar 2012 11:13:46 -0600
That might work. We need approximately 10 different last names
including several family groups, but this is a good starting point.
On 3/29/12, Suzette Leeming <suzette -dot- leeming -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> Since it's a medical app, what about just using names such as "Pink
> Suzette Leeming
> 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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