Getting people's names right in software design: a LOT harder than it looks


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2011/08/23/getting-peoples-names-right-in.html


#2

@Falcor: Time leak.


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There are only two hard problems in Computer Science: cache invalidation and naming things. - Phil Karlton

Is this an extension of the second or a third problem of “things’ names?”


#4

Getting names right is trivial; if you are willing to take on the challenge of explaining to users that they’ve simply gotten them wrong.


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