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Simon Stewart
July 25, 2000 03:28
Re: rename 'working group', 'something better' ;
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Surely, with talk of "pumpkings" the logical name for a Perl working group is a "patch", with obvious puns clearly available....



No witty tag today.

>>> "David Pitts" <> 23/07/00 06:06:12 >>>
I was thinking something along the lines of a posse.  I guess it could then
become The Perl Posse.  Sheriff Larry would lead the posse in rounding up
the criminal code and locking it away forever.

David Pitts
President, Pitts Technical Resources, Inc
(859) 552-3262 
----- Original Message -----
From: "Uri Guttman" <>
To: <>
Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2000 12:12 AM
Subject: rename 'working group', 'something better' ;

> at gnat's (wonderful) party i was interested to hear larry and gloria
> say they both disliked the term 'working group' and they and others were
> interested in a better name. larry proposed 'cloysters' (sic) with the
> pun on pearl. other names bandied about include nursery (both with the
> growth and high energy dynamic meanings), tent (from sarathy) and
> kibbutz (a communal group). i entered 'group' into and
> found one i like, conflux. it has the feeling of temporary and change
> with flux and the group is covered with con.
> anyhow, i just wanted to start a thread on this. patches welcome.
> uri
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