i was called out about this just this week. i used to use these when i wanted to signify “it doesn’t matter what this thing is”. but that doesn’t matter to a person who is encountering the concepts for the first time and to whom there could be meaning in any part of the example.
Dear tech bloggers,
Please stop using Foo, Bar, Baz, Fizz, Buzz, etc. when writing tutorials. Use names of real things …
update: after ~1 hour, gparted had quit. i rebooted to find it had not in fact resized the partition (but all my data was there)
i’m sure this is fine, and not impending data loss
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✏️ create doodle creatures in a virtual world (from @LingdongH@twitter.com)
📓 make your own zine (from @email@example.com)
🙇 celebrate the emoji makers in your office @SlackHQ@twitter.com (@firstname.lastname@example.org)
... and much more!
grab your gun and bring in the cat
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