[plt-dev] `rico' and ".rkt"

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Feb 16 10:36:06 EST 2010

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 12:36 PM, Shriram Krishnamurthi <sk at cs.brown.edu> wrote:
> A small comment.  I like the ambiguity of "racket": a sporting tool, a
> scam, a noise, etc.  I dislike "rico" in that
> (a) it resolves the ambiguity
> (b) possibly in an undesirable direction
> (c) and doesn't make sense to non-Americans

I strongly agree with Shriram.  Also, the set of people who know about
the racket-rico connection is small, even among Americans, and thus
the name will be confusing to almost everyone.

sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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