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From Greg Stein <gst...@lyra.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Official Name for "Geronimo" Project
Date Mon, 01 Dec 2003 20:42:42 GMT
On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 01:18:15AM -0800, Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> On 12/1/03 12:16 AM, "Greg Stein" <gstein@lyra.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 07:10:16PM -0500, Rich Bowen wrote:
> >> ...
> >> Appropriating the name "Geronimo" for our uses will cause, and has
> >> caused, controversy.
> > 
> > I believe the only controversy has been from people who state that the
> > name will cause controversy. IOW, it is entirely self-generated, rather
> > than any *actual* problem.
> > 
> > Have we actually seen legitimate complaints? Or just *belief* that they
> > will occur?
> 
> Could you please enumerate for me what constitutes a legitimate complaint?

Somebody who is actually affected by the name. e.g. in this case, one of
Geronimo's heirs or another custodian.

I think Sam is right: this is really just a bikeshed. Everybody has their
particular color they want, and they feel they can contribute by ensuring
their color is selected.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/

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