Giles Bowkett wrote:
> cool. that's better than die. I remember one time talking with a
> fellow Perl guy, figuring out what a program was doing, and I realized
> we had used the word "kill" like thirty times in a minute of
> discussion. "abort" sounds much better. like Star Trek.

"abort" and "kill" are way too negative and violent. I use 
"succeed_at_alternate_goal" instead.

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