Re: affective pronouns
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, July 31, 2002, 0:48|
Roger Mills writes:
> Philip Newton wrote:
> >(As I read recently, apparently Yahoo has a filter which replaces
> >certain J.a.v.a.S.c.r.i.p.t words with others, even in the middle
> >of other words -- with the result that m.e.d.i.e.v.a.l turns into
> >medireview because it contains the "dirty" word e.v.a.l --
> Can't poor Yahooo afford a spell checker? eval isn't even a word,
> never mind a dirty one..........
which consider a certain class of reserved words to be "dirty",
Incidentally, I hear they've stopped doing this (after being made fun
of all over the Internet).