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Re: [Gnumed-devel] introducing Miss Moneypenny

From: Karsten Hilbert
Subject: Re: [Gnumed-devel] introducing Miss Moneypenny
Date: Tue, 19 Apr 2011 23:38:10 +0200
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On Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 02:33:47PM -0700, Jim Busser wrote:

> > Still, I do agree with Jim that
> > conceptually Janice would've been the right choice.
> Interestingly there is a difference between the name
> recognition and the visual recognition.

True, indeed. Who'd have thought what sorts of thoughts need
to be thunk when desiging EMRs :-)

> Since staff need to
> be persons registered in GNUmed, it brings into question the
> photo that people might attach to the staff
> - Miss Moneypenny, played by different actresses of whom perhaps no-one has a 
> mental picture, or

Actually, *most* of the time she was played by Lois
Maxwell-Marriot (who even offered to undergo face-lifting in
order to keep the role later in life). She's also the one
from which Penny borrows here country and date of birth (and
additional names, of course).

> - Yeoman Janice Rand (whose uniform arguably suggests she's not a patient) :-)

No arguing that :-)

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