[erlang-questions] Coon - new tool for building Erlang packages, dependency management and deploying Erlang services

Tom Santero tsantero@REDACTED
Mon Feb 12 19:10:24 CET 2018

On Mon, Feb 12, 2018 at 1:02 PM, Loïc Hoguin <essen@REDACTED> wrote:

> On 02/12/2018 05:13 PM, Fred Hebert wrote:> Loic can correct me if he's
> wrong, but his /Cowboy/ web server took its
>> initial name because /cowboys kill apaches/ if I recall old conference
>> conversations. I think it's of poor taste, but so far Loic has not had any
>> fall out or enough offended people to make any change, and he did build a
>> successful business out of it. He made the call and ran with it.
> Oversimplified of course but true. Context is important though, my
> knowledge of cowboys mostly comes from Lucky Luke and a few farwest movies,
> so the inspiration is fictional.
> Nobody has had any problem with it.

Actually, plenty of us have had a problem with it for a long time Loic.
Those of us who knew the origin. The term cowboy absent your naming context
is of course innocuous, which might explain why it's coasted under the
radar for so long without having been called out; in context, it is

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