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From: Mark Wotton <mrak@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Jihad
On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Eric Newhuis wrote:

> A quick note on my potentially offensive style...
> 
> I am sincere.  The term fits my personal experience with
> ObjectiveCaml.  It is jihad, i.e. "struggle".  I am sorry if others
> may take issue with my use of metephor.
> 
> My intentions were never to offend.  And I will not retract.

On a purely practical level, you may be well advised not to use religious
terms. The perception of functional programmers is already that we're all
crazed zealots: using religious terminology doesn't help that at all.

mrak


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