a brief update - yet another name change

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by zullil » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:16 am

Vinvin wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:54 am
supersharp77 wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:59 am
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Well......from 'McBrain' to.....'McCain'.....To Burnzie? Really? Thats a Whole lot of name changes over one year!
Methinks its some kind of RECORD....lmao!! :D :wink:



ps. You sure your not trying to confuse the public?
McBrain was best...
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I don't like "Burnzie" because "rnz" is difficult to pronounce.
All famous brands are easy to pronounce.
écureuil is difficult to pronounce. Burn-zie is easy. :D

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by Ovyron » Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:43 pm

I get terribly offended by the name "Burnzie", finding it a very obscene name, and not only does it make me uncomfortable, the very mention of "Burnzie" disturbs me. I think it's a great shame that now an engine named "Burnzie" exists, and people can get away with it.

I hope it gets changed.

But I'm going to dislike a lot the next name too, so prepare at least 2 or 3 new names in advance.

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by MikeB » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:22 am

Vinvin wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:54 am
supersharp77 wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 5:59 am
...

Well......from 'McBrain' to.....'McCain'.....To Burnzie? Really? Thats a Whole lot of name changes over one year!
Methinks its some kind of RECORD....lmao!! :D :wink:



ps. You sure your not trying to confuse the public?
McBrain was best...
+1
I don't like "Burnzie" because "rnz" is difficult to pronounce.
All famous brands are easy to pronounce.
pronounced "burn zee" is very easy to pronounce , accent on burn. say "burn" and the letter "z" together

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by MikeB » Wed Jul 10, 2019 2:29 am

Ovyron wrote:
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:43 pm
I get terribly offended by the name "Burnzie", finding it a very obscene name, and not only does it make me uncomfortable, the very mention of "Burnzie" disturbs me. I think it's a great shame that now an engine named "Burnzie" exists, and people can get away with it.

I hope it gets changed.

But I'm going to dislike a lot the next name too, so prepare at least 2 or 3 new names in advance.
It's derived from my family name "Byrne" , which is pronounced "Burn" , my father's childhood friends tagged him with the nickname "Burn - zee", they are all dead now - so when you go to heaven , you can tell them.

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by Ovyron » Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:26 am

I was just mocking the people that spend their lives searching for something to be offended about, and that feel enormous satisfaction when people make changes to avoid offending them, encouraging them to go places and repeat this cycle, leading to censorship and being a slave to their ideas. They don't deserve anyone's attention, so making changes because of them it a terrible reason.

If you want to use the name McCain in your engine, or anything else, you should have the freedom to do it.

If you want to use the name Burnzie in your engine, or anything else, you should have the freedom to do it.

It's no different.

Today we woke up in a sadder day than normal, where people can point to this and say "see? suppression can win if someone gets offended about something. Who's next?"
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by MikeB » Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:05 am

Ovyron wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:26 am
I was just mocking the people that spend their lives searching for something to be offended about, and that feel enormous satisfaction when people make changes to avoid offending them, encouraging them to go places and repeat this cycle, leading to censorship and being a slave to their ideas. They don't deserve anyone's attention, so making changes because of them it a terrible reason.

If you want to use the name McCain in your engine, or anything else, you should have the freedom to do it.

If you want to use the name Burnzie in your engine, or anything else, you should have the freedom to do it.

It's no different.

Today we woke up in a sadder day than normal, where people can point to this and say "see? suppression can win if someone gets offended about something. Who's next?"
All can I do is my tiny little bit to try to make the world a better place. Even if it is for just one person, I'm fine with that.

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by Ovyron » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:22 am

MikeB wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 5:05 am
All can I do is my tiny little bit to try to make the world a better place. Even if it is for just one person, I'm fine with that.
You should avoid helping people that make the world worse with their actions, such as manipulating others by being offended, and making them waste their time making unnecessary changes.

Being offended is a weapon to move an agenda, the world would be a much better place without weapons, so in the long run, the world will be a much better place once people stop being offended about little things (like McCain now being offensive), and people can use what they wish. Because what should matter is the intention, and people shouldn't be offended by something that wasn't intended to offend them.

(note - this is part of the censoring movement that has been going all over the world, like in pokemon, where the word "flamingo" was banned, because people were offended by the word "flaming", or that the word "muffin" is banned, because... apparently "muff" is a slang for female genitalia? I didn't even know! So listening to those people just limits our choices, and sets a bad precedent for computer chess, where you no longer can name your engine what you want, for fear of being offensive to those people)
Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by mephisto » Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:29 am

:D Why don't you just rename it 'Mike'
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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by kiroje » Wed Jul 10, 2019 1:20 pm

Being a father to 2 boys in Denmark this was what i was thinking of when I saw the name

https://nexo-knights.fandom.com/wiki/Burnzie

Which is not to bad and the "brother" is named Sparks :D

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Re: a brief update - yet another name change

Post by supersharp77 » Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:11 pm

Ovyron wrote:
Wed Jul 10, 2019 4:26 am
I was just mocking the people that spend their lives searching for something to be offended about, and that feel enormous satisfaction when people make changes to avoid offending them, encouraging them to go places and repeat this cycle, leading to censorship and being a slave to their ideas. They don't deserve anyone's attention, so making changes because of them it a terrible reason.

If you want to use the name McCain in your engine, or anything else, you should have the freedom to do it.

If you want to use the name Burnzie in your engine, or anything else, you should have the freedom to do it.

It's no different.

Today we woke up in a sadder day than normal, where people can point to this and say "see? suppression can win if someone gets offended about something. Who's next?"
Well.....Thats all well and Good but He himself Made a 'POLITICAL STATEMENT' when He Alone changed the name from McBrain to 'McCain'...! Most Did not Complain or Protest :) :wink:

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