[sugar] On the Naming of Sugar
echerlin at gmail.com
Fri May 16 18:33:56 EDT 2008
On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 3:30 PM, Jameson Chema Quinn
<jquinn at cs.oberlin.edu> wrote:
> Just a note: in Spanish, "sweet" and "candy" are the same word.
British English, also, where they have sweets shops rather than candy stores.
> is less problematic in Spanish, and I'd guess at worst the same as "sweet"
> in most languages, so I suggest trying for that. "has sweetness" is more
> explicit than "is sweet" anyway.
> (This kind of problem, as well as tougher googling, can arise when your code
> names are translatable.)
Context is the thing. Googling for Sugar is hopeless, but xo sugar
or olpc sugar work fine.
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