[Baypiggies] BayPIGgies name [was: April agenda?]

Kael Fischer kael at sonic.net
Sat Apr 8 05:55:57 CEST 2006

On 4/7/06, Stephen McInerney <spmcinerney at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >From: Ben Bangert <ben at groovie.org>
> >
> >Someone else mentioned the groups name being somewhat unprofessional.
> >I'd like to mention that I specifically avoid mentioning the name
> >whenever I talk about the group, cause going to "bay piggies" has
> >about zero appeal for anyone I know, even hardcore programmers. Is
> >that really the best name to be using? How did a piggie get
> >associated with the cool image of a Python? ;)

I like 'Baypiggies.'  As an academic, whenever I talk about the group,
I specifically make a point of mentioning the group's name.


Kael Fischer, Ph.D
DeRisi Lab - Univ. Of California San Francisco

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