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Pig >> mail # user >> Why "Pig"


Hmmm, that's a retronym that I had not heard of.

Santhosh

-----Original Message-----
From: Dmitriy Ryaboy [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]]
Sent: Friday, April 03, 2009 7:24 PM
To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Subject: Re: Why "Pig"

You mean it doesn't stand for  "Parallelized Infrastructure and
Grammar for Learning and Aggregation of Tuples in Integrated
Networks"?

-D

On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 9:57 PM, Ted Dunning <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Because pigs eat anything.  Among other reasons that the true pigsters can
> clarify best.
>
> On Fri, Apr 3, 2009 at 4:30 PM, Suhail Doshi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
>> Out of curiosity, what is the history with why Pig is called "Pig" ?
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>> Suhail
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>> http://mixpanel.com
>> Blog: http://blog.mixpanel.com
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> Ted Dunning, CTO
> DeepDyve
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