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- Subject: Re: [ANN] Squeeze: the friendly alien
- From: David Kastrup <dak@...>
- Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 10:26:18 +0200
Reuben Thomas <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 19 May 2011 01:43, Drake Wilson <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Quoth David Manura <firstname.lastname@example.org>, on 2011-05-18 19:16:20 -0400:
>>> On naming, my first (incorrect) impression was that Squeeze might have
>>> something to do with data compression, like Lua Squish.
>> I confused it with the Debian release "squeeze", which is named after the
>> same character from Toy Story, if I'm not mistaken.
> The nice thing about Debian release names is that they're gone and
> forgotten within a few years. I'd also thought of the implication of
> compression: that's not bad, actually, since Squeeze hopefully reduces
> vastly the amount of code you have to write.
That's not squeezing. "Honey, just go for a walk, and I'll squeeze
everything into that suitcase." And at your destination, you tell her
"I simply didn't bother packing your stuff."
I don't think your idea of "squeezing" will make for tranquil days.