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From Carl Trieloff <cctriel...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: Incubator Proposal: Pig
Date Mon, 24 Sep 2007 19:22:52 GMT


We could add rules indefinitely  to make just about anyone not usable... 
I don't have any issues
with Pig.

Carl.

Yoav Shapira wrote:
> Hey,
>
> On 9/24/07, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> wrote:
>   
>> Niclas Hedhman wrote:
>>     
>>> a) The name "Pig" is somewhat provocative (not kosher/halal) and I would like
>>> to hear the rationale behind the name, and whether there are any willingness
>>> to look for another name.
>>>       
>> It is not meant to be provocative.  It is named after the animal and is
>> not an acronym.  It also provides a convenient name for the query
>> language, "Pig Latin".  I'm sure that the developers would have some
>> regret about changing the name, but if it were truly determined to be
>> offensive then I believe there would be a willingness to change it.
>>     
>
> As another Jewish person on the list, I don't find it the least bit
> provocative.  It's a freakin' animal, that's all ;)
>
> In fact, I'm a big fan of more fun names around here.  Succubus,
> Imperius, Pig, all are great in my book.  I'm tried of four-letter
> acronyms and packaging that's been through N layers of marketing
> analysis ;)
>
> Let's not do this: http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=36099539665548298
>
> Yoav
>
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