[FoRK] forkball

Stephen D. Williams sdw at lig.net
Tue Aug 7 17:10:19 PDT 2012

On 8/7/12 4:27 PM, Noon Silk wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 8, 2012 at 3:34 AM, Stephen D. Williams <sdw at lig.net> wrote:
>> Hah!  Just try to look up "Stephen Williams" (I'm in just about every town
>> of any significant population)  or even "Stephen D. Williams" (all large
>> cities) or even "Stephen Douglas Williams" (not even close to unique,
>> probably not even available as a stage name).  Not to mention wondering what
>> my grandparents thought of "Stephen Douglas".  Adam has it easy.
>> More unique as a moniker than my full name: sdw
> For a long time I had you and smb confused a little bit in my head.
> But I can confirm that I have used "sdw" to disambiguate you from
> others. Have to say, my favourite three-letter direct mapping is djb,
> though.

On the bright side, there are very many opportunities to easily assume an identity, hiding in plain site.

I am still gathering candidate pen names to solve this problem... How about:

Noam D. Plum?

The Foundation for Light Verse <http://readwritelibrary.org/category/publisher/foundation-light-verse>Inc. 

>> My father named all of his children with the same initials.  My little
>> brother continued the tradition.  That's 8 of us with the initials sdw.
>> sdw


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