LINSWAN: An acronym we can steal from Ruby


Pat Eyler's recent blog post introduced me to a term I hadn't seen from the Ruby community. MINSWAN stands for "Matz Is Nice, So We Are Nice."

What a marvelous idea! I'd like to steal it as LINSWAN, for "Larry Is Nice, So We Are Nice," although I suspect that people might get confused and think of Pittsburgh Steelers Hall of Famer Lynn Swann.


people from the us, you mean :)

Yeah - everything to fight the 'wild west' culture of Open Source coding (like described in

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