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That's a twist I didn't know. The irony for me, is that I knew a couple
of the authors using that name. I was under the impression that, at
least some years back, none of them had laid exclusive claim and in fact
asserted privately that it was a group name that no-one wanted ownership
of so that they could avoid liable issues.
-- Dave S. [SmallScript LLC]
SmallScript for the AOS & .NET Platforms
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> On Behalf Of David R. Dick
> Sent: Saturday, January 12, 2002 5:46 PM
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> Subject: Re: C#
> > Hmm. First I would mention that "Cringely" is not a person. It is a
> > generic name for whichever staff writer of the week wants to write
> > article.
> This was true originally, but hasn't been true for some
> time. The last user of the name got very attached to
> it and there was some litigation, after which he got
> to continue to use it.
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