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From: Valdis.Kletnieks at (
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On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 02:02:23 EDT, Todd Burroughs said:

> No shit.  They should at least get together and come up with some common
> naming convention.  They need to make some common "naming authority", it's
> not difficult, we do it all the time with other software and as mentioned,
> in all scientific disciplines.

Software gets named over days/weeks.  They crank out a new name for an element
every few years. These things need names in *MINUTES* - often while the various
A/V companies are looking at different copies of a polymorphic, multi-attack
piece of malware.

5 blind men and an elephant time... and you want them to agree on a name before
they even agree they're looking at the same thing???
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