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Created June 22, 2017 07:59 — forked from anonymous/
Acronyms Seriously Suck - Elon Musk

From time to time, Musk will send out an e-mail to the entire company to enforce a new policy or let them know about something that's bothering him. One of the more famous e-mails arrived in May 2010 with the subject line: Acronyms Seriously Suck:

There is a creeping tendency to use made up acronyms at SpaceX. Excessive use of made up acronyms is a significant impediment to communication and keeping communication good as we grow is incredibly important. Individually, a few acronyms here and there may not seem so bad, but if a thousand people are making these up, over time the result will be a huge glossary that we have to issue to new employees. No one can actually remember all these acronyms and people don't want to seem dumb in a meeting, so they just sit there in ignorance. This is particularly tough on new employees.

That needs to stop immediately or I will take drastic action - I have given enough warning over the years. Unless an acronym is approved by me, it should not enter the SpaceX glossary.

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* Provide a simple mixin helper to extend classes without inheritence. At the same
* time, this demostrates various scenarios when using mixins.
* For more information, check out (branch URL - release 0.8.1 of cappuccino)
* Note: this code is base on version 0.8.1 of Cappuccino.
* Install OJTest framework ( and this class
* can be called:
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* CPUserDefaults.j
* AppKit
* Created by Nicholas Small.
* Copyright 2009, 280 North, Inc.
* This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
* modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
* License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either