Re: [irs-discuss] What's in a name?

Russell Harrison <russell.harrison@sungard.com> Mon, 12 November 2012 17:44 UTC

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Subject: Re: [irs-discuss] What's in a name?
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I don't think the name matters too much - but anything other than IRS
would have a positive influence on the signal to noise ratio of search
results.

-RH

On Mon, Nov 12, 2012 at 11:41 AM, Benson Schliesser
<bensons@queuefull.net>; wrote:
> I don't have a strong opinion about using the name "IRS". On one hand, I
> doubt it matters much; given a little context I don't expect anybody will be
> confused about what it is. On the other hand, a different name might help
> with web searches, avoid misunderstandings, etc.
>
> So, if the ADs aren't bothered by the name IRS then I propose we keep it and
> move forward with technical discussion. Alternatively, if the ADs would
> prefer a different name then I propose something like Routing Influence
> System (RIS) [*], or indeed any of the suggestions made this morning. The
> only thing that's important is to make the choice quickly, to keep focus on
> technical discussion instead.
>
> Cheers,
> -Benson
>
> * ...because Routing Influence Protocol (RIP) seemed like another flavor of
> the same problem...
>
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