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Re: Why's it a sandbox?

From: Frederic Brehm
Subject: Re: Why's it a sandbox?
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 08:48:01 -0400

At 08:26 PM 8/18/2004, Doug Lee wrote:
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. :-)

If we really want to be PC, we'll have to get rid of all of those offensive terms: execute, kill, abort, trap, dump, ...


I like the term "sandbox", too. I've never heard an EE complain that the term "breadboard" demeans them as bakers. Lighten up!


Frederic W. Brehm, Sarnoff Corporation,

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