[OT] E-mail provider recommendations

Jawad Yaqub jaez at gmx.net
Mon Oct 29 14:02:36 GMT 2007


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> Datum: Mon, 29 Oct 2007 11:51:58 -0000
> Von: "Ismail, Rafiq \\(IT\\)" <Rafiq.Ismail at MorganStanley.com>
> An: "London.pm Perl M[ou]ngers" <london.pm at london.pm.org>
> Betreff: RE: RE: [OT] E-mail provider recommendations

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> > From: london.pm-bounces at london.pm.org 
> > [mailto:london.pm-bounces at london.pm.org] On Behalf Of Jawad Yaqub
> > Sent: 29 October 2007 10:37
> > To: London.pm Perl M[ou]ngers
> > Subject: Re: RE: [OT] E-mail provider recommendations
> > 
> > alas i think history will judge it as an homage to Google 
> > rather than the synthesis of culture heritage for which you hope.
> Thanks for the feedback.  I do kind of see something special in the the
> Google association grounding our name to a certain era in history;
> probably not the best thing to do to our children though.
> > also watch out for 'word creep'.
> > 
> > case in point: Jawad often becomes Juan, or Gerard.
> Hmm.. Understood.  I'm known to many in my village as 'Ralph.'  
> ...
> > Imagine a lifetime of explaining how to pronounce your name, 
> > and then having kids make fun of your children for the same 
> > reason. It's bad enough if you have a heritage to support, 
> > but if your Mum and Dad just made it up? 
> Explaining our names is something which we've both given up on.  We were
> hoping for something novel and clear, but I suppose that is hard to
> achieve with a new name.  Especially one which looks so similar to
> Gmail.
> > Why not pick a Japanese name, or one from a movie you both love?
> Skywalker would be cool, although I'm not sure that she'll buy it.  Or
> Wall (however, on seeing my face, this might be interpreted as wa-al.)
> Thanks for the feedback.
> R.
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