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Re: Why's it a sandbox?

From: Doug Lee
Subject: Re: Why's it a sandbox?
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 20:26:29 -0400
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On Wed, Aug 18, 2004 at 05:28:28PM -0400, Jim.Hyslop wrote:
> <OT rant>
> Why do people call these "sandboxes"? I'm a professional software developer,
> not a kid playing in the sand.
> </OT rant>

Hehehe...I think "sandbox" is a cool term and never thought of it as
at all demeaning.  "Sandpit," on the other hand, quickly made me think
maybe someone was trying to be politically correct or something.
Personally, I much prefer "sandbox" over an overzealous attempt to be
PC any day. :-)

Doug Lee           address@hidden
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