[Baypiggies] New PyOP List

jim stockford jim at well.com
Wed Feb 28 15:22:40 CET 2007

please, please let it slide--jj, help!

On Feb 27, 2007, at 9:26 PM, Doug Landauer wrote:

>> Of course not.  But the 65% might reconsider the wisdom of sticking to
>> a name that 35% find unpleasant.  We'll never know how many more find
>> it too uncomfortable to join.
> We'll also never know just how much of an overestimate that 35% is.
> For what it's worth, there is a twenty-year-old "Psychology of
> Programming
> Interest Group" which has embraced the "pig" mascot ... see
> http://www.ppig.org/
> (they have a very cool little piggie favicon).   It seems to me that if
> experts in psychology are happy to embrace such a symbol, then we who
> are
> experts only in programming probably ought at least to let it slide.
>   Just my opinion,
>     -- Doug L.
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