Re: Technical name for the #?

Subject: Re: Technical name for the #?
From: David Lettvin <dlettvin -at- YAHOO -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 26 Nov 1998 07:28:32 -0800

I like gridlet. I like it better than all the rest put together.
Octothorpe is cute but takes too long to say.

Can we get a groundswell of support for change here?

---Doug Nickerson <Doug_Nickerson -at- ONSETCOMP -dot- COM> wrote:
> The book goes on:
> ". . .Other names than have been proposed include Hatch, Chiffer,
> Quadrux, Dunphy, Sidfrigand, Jang and Bradgard--all submitted in a
> recently held by the Washington newletter "Privacy." The winning
names in
> that contest were Octothorpe, judged "most authentic," and Gridlet,
> "most intriguing." "
> Reference:
> Campbell, Joe, "C Programmer's Guide to Serial Communications,"
Howard W.
> Sams, 1988, Pg. 14

Honi soit qui mal y pense.

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