[Squeakland] A somewhat silly suggestion for Andreas

Mankovsky, Sheine sheine.mankovsky2 at tdsb.on.ca
Tue Aug 19 13:42:59 PDT 2003


When choosing a word with which to communicate, I look for one that can be
understood with ease by the broadest number of readers/users.  I am quite
self-critical when I read something I've written and catch a jargon, or a
pseudo-intellectual word.  I also consider it important to be inclusive,
whether by value or by prejudice.   Sheine

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	John Voiklis [SMTP:voiklis at redfigure.org]
> Sent:	Tuesday, August 19, 2003 12:16 PM
> To:	squeakland at squeakland.org
> Subject:	RE: [Squeakland] A somewhat silly suggestion for Andreas
> 
> > Why not call a Tweak object an "Idea"? This would be even more Greek,
> > and more appropriate.
> 
> I like it; I'll try a seven mile run and mull it over. In the end though
> it isn't my call; still, whatever it is, I would love to help in
> developing the theory and practice. 
> 
> > Could we call it Idealistic Programming? 
> 
> On the one hand, I like the half-kidding optimism, one the other such a
> term has a progandistic tinge. Maybe one could start with the spirit of
> Alan's term, Idea Processing, and come up with a clever yet self-evidently
> appropriate turn of phrase.
> 
> Again, it is not up to me, but I look forward to the intellectual work to
> come.
> 
> Best,
> 
> J
> 
> 
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