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Re: [libreplanet-discuss] libreplanet-discuss Digest, Vol 79, Issue 9

From: IngeGNUe
Subject: Re: [libreplanet-discuss] libreplanet-discuss Digest, Vol 79, Issue 9
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2016 13:40:08 -0400

On 09/10/2016 01:35 PM, Adonay Felipe Nogueira wrote:
> About sarcasm with company/software/service names:
> **Personally**, I think it's dangerous to use these. If you need to say
> the original name, just say it. There is a context in which I support
> and use this sarcasm (as long as it's followed by the original name):
> protest materials.
> E.g.: Signs or t-shirts saying "Don't use Pay-Pal-Enemy" ("Pal" is
> striked) or "PayPal is your PayEnemy" or anything else.
> But in discussions, I think it's good to have clear communication
> because there is a high chance of finding someone that doesn't know the
> term and might think it refers to something else  (and thus missing the
> point of the sarcasm: to entice people not to use/support it), unless of
> course we use the sarcasm accompanied by the original name.

Just to be sure I understand, you're saying it's dangerous as in the
danger of someone not understanding, or dangerous for some other reason?

Thanks for your input.

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