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From "苗启广" <...@souvenirchina.com>
Subject Re: Re: (re)branding... Re: cvs commit:jakarta-poi/src/documentation/content/xdocs/hpsf internals.xml
Date Sat, 09 Aug 2003 08:51:33 GMT


 2003-08-09 02:31:00 д
>I think coming up with a new adjective that starts with 'H' is extremelyof you ? Could
you tell me ? Thanks~~ 
>silly. Its taking our marketing to a new low. I don't think we are on the
>lips of non-technical people. They don't discuss using us during happy hour.
>Conversations go more like this... "What's that geek Bob using to meet our
>deadline again? Apache something or other." Worst case they use the acronym
>"POI". When HSSF is brought up in a meetings people aren't like "We are
>using the Horrible Spreadsheet Format Library" or "The Horrible Spreadsheet
>Format API is helping us meet our requirements". They use the acronym
>instead and its probably forgotten 7 milliseconds later. Most
>marketing/manager types only care that they have a task/requirement that is
>met.
>
>Another objection is based on principle. I already have to sacrifice my
>sense of humor at work when it comes to stuff like this. Why do it for
>something most of us work on in our spare time. We shouldn't take ourselves
>so seriously that we lose a sense of humor.
>
>Ryan
>
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Michael Zalewski" <zalewski@optonline.net>
>To: "POI Developers List" <poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
>Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 6:04 PM
>Subject: RE: (re)branding... Re: cvs
>commit:jakarta-poi/src/documentation/content/xdocs/hpsf internals.xml
>
>
>> I like 'hacked' and I like 'humble'
>>
>> Since this is for marketing types, I propose 'happy' :)
>>
>> Michael Zalewski
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Rainer Klute [mailto:klute@rainer-klute.de]
>> Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 2:10 PM
>> To: POI Developers List; Ryan Ackley
>> Cc: Rainer Klute
>> Subject: Re: (re)branding... Re: cvs
>> commit:jakarta-poi/src/documentation/content/xdocs/hpsf internals.xml
>>
>> Hm, still not "professional". I think I'll browse my Oxford Dictionary.
>>
>> "Ryan Ackley" <sackley@apache.org> wrote:
>> >I like it
>> >
>> >----- Original Message -----
>> >From: "Serge Huber" <shuber2@jahia.com>
>> >To: "POI Developers List" <poi-dev@jakarta.apache.org>
>> >Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 9:02 AM
>> >Subject: Re: (re)branding... Re: cvs
>> >commit:jakarta-poi/src/documentation/content/xdocs/hpsf internals.xml
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >How about "Hacked" ?
>> >
>> >cheers,
>> >   Serge...
>> >
>> >At 02:29 PM 8/8/2003 +0200, you wrote:
>> >> > Humble .. *IMHO* ;-)
>> >>
>> >>"Holistic" - doesn't mean anything but sounds, er, professional.
>> >>
>> >>Best regards
>> >>Rainer Klute
>>
>>
>>
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