[IronPython] Please use IPy, not IP.

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Tue Nov 18 11:28:19 CET 2008


Keith J. Farmer wrote:
>
> Respectfully: it would be less trouble overall if you made the effort 
> to adapt to the group’s jargon, rather than expect everyone else to 
> adapt to your (temporary) state of confusion.
>

+1 (I'm afraid)

 From context it should be reasonably straightforward to tell whether an 
acronym refers to TCP/IP or IronPython. Try finding any TLA that isn't 
overloaded with multiple meanings in the computer world...

Michael

> After all, I’ve never met a “simple” programmer. I’m sure you’re 
> capable of learning the language J
>
> *From:* users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com 
> [mailto:users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] *On Behalf Of *Vernon Cole
> *Sent:* Friday, November 14, 2008 11:32 AM
> *To:* Discussion of IronPython
> *Subject:* [IronPython] Please use IPy, not IP.
>
> I am having trouble reading "subject" lines recently...
> IP is Internet Protocol as in TCP/IP.
> To keep simple folks like me from being confused, *IPy *would be a 
> better acronym.
>
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