Account editor

Mark Doliner mark at
Sat Jul 28 14:06:06 EDT 2007

On Sat, 28 Jul 2007 00:26:00 -0400, John Bailey wrote
> Sean Egan wrote:
> > "Alias" may be a bad term, but I don't think we'll change it. Can
> > anyone think of a better term?
> The only alternative string that makes sense in this context is 
> "Display Name." I realize this makes the string much longer, but it 
> might be worth it to just suck it up and change it even if we don't 
> like it, given how few people aside from the developers and CPWs 
> understand what an "alias" is.

I like "alias."  I don't think "display name" is a good idea.  I think
"display name" should only be used as the name that other people set for
themselves.  And while the term is mildly understandable on it's own, it is
still somewhat MSN-specific.


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