Re: DAK Commands for Bikesheds
On 14068 March 1977, Ian Jackson wrote:
> It's a lovely joke but unfortunately the word `bikeshed' already means
> something else in a computer/geeky context. So these things
> shouldn't be called bikesheds for the same reason that a computer
> shouldn't be called `down' or `internet'.
> If we want to have a punny name, they could be called some other kind
> of shed or hut or something.
> Sorry to spoil the fun.
Or this could simply stop.
Unless someone objecting suddenly contributes a big pile of code to it,
it simply will be bikeshed as the name.
Somebody COULD get hurt … COULD … but chances are they won’t.