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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: Incubator Proposal: Pig
Date Mon, 24 Sep 2007 19:29:04 GMT
Doug Cutting 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.

Not offensive at all, nobody has to eat the source code.

That said, is Igpay available as a project name and would the project
entertain it?  Now that would be a fun name :)


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