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Oh the horror!

Coding Horror is one of my favourite computer science blogs, always full of good information and lots of fun to boot.

Yesterday’s post What’s in a Project Name? is all about the weird and silly names big software houses give to their “top secret” projects.

Some rules of the game:

We’ve come up with the following loose guidelines for project naming:

  • We prefer one word names.
  • They should be relatively easy to pronounce and easy to spell.
  • They have to be client friendly.
  • They should be globally unique across the company. No duplicates.
  • We need a reasonable number of items in the set to choose from, in A-Z order.

Ok, so not so weird and silly. Anyways, check out the blog, it’s a lot of fun.