[Haskell-cafe] Hackage accounts and real names
miguelimo38 at yandex.ru
Tue Apr 6 02:02:58 EDT 2010
Out of curiosity: is there something wrong with my nickname "migmit"?
I'm not gonna change it anyway.
On 6 Apr 2010, at 09:52, Edward Z. Yang wrote:
> This is a pretty terrible reason, but I'm going to throw it out there:
> I like real names because they're much more aesthetically pleasing.
> my younger days, I once decided, "Hey, I should get a pseudonym" and I
> picked something fairly ridiculous, just because "everyone else was
> it". I would have appreciated someone to have conked me on the head
> and said, "No, that pseudonym is stupid" and made me use something
> That said, I think I'd be perfectly happy with a policy that preferred
> real names, but was willing to take an (obvious) pseudonym if the
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