Re: Why "daemon" is not like "deity"
Permit me to chime in with an unequivocal assent; this is
crystalization of my view point expressed better than I was
>>"Chris" == Chris Fearnley <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Chris> I would buy Bruce's argument if he said "'deity' gives the
Chris> wrong marketing impression". But saying that people would find
Chris> it offensive seems off the wall to me.
Chris> I do trust Bruce's marketing intuitions, so I'm inclined to
Chris> support his choice of name for deity. I just don't accept
Chris> "offensive" as a valid reason.
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