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revusky [Another name change. JavaCC (21)]
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 I undertook that cleanup and refactoring back in 2008 and it is largely done. The only basis for moving forward on the project is [[https://github.com/javacc21/javacc21|my version of the codebase]], the one that has been cleaned up. I undertook that cleanup and refactoring back in 2008 and it is largely done. The only basis for moving forward on the project is [[https://github.com/javacc21/javacc21|my version of the codebase]], the one that has been cleaned up.
  
-A couple of people have expressed misgivings about my taking the JavaCC name. One person said that this would "create confusion". I agree that there is potentially an issue there. However, my position is that the people creating confusion are the people running the legacy JavaCC project. In general, the people running a [[https://doku.javacc.com/doku.php?id=nothingburger|Nothingburger]] project are the ones "creating confusion" because, like it or not, a cold-blooded analysis of the situation is that they are basically perpetrating a fraud, trying to portray an inactive project as something active.+A couple of people have expressed misgivings about my taking the JavaCC name. One person said that this would "create confusion". I agree that there is potentially an issue there. However, my position is that the people creating confusion are the people running the legacy JavaCC project. In general, the people running a [[nothingburger]] project are the ones "creating confusion" because, like it or not, a cold-blooded analysis of the situation is that they are basically perpetrating a fraud, trying to portray an inactive project as something active.
  
 A [[nothingburger]] is essentially a fraud, because it amounts to artfully arranging your bun and your condiments and creating a //trompe l'oeil// so that people get tricked into thinking there is actually some beef in there. A [[nothingburger]] is essentially a fraud, because it amounts to artfully arranging your bun and your condiments and creating a //trompe l'oeil// so that people get tricked into thinking there is actually some beef in there.
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