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[REBOL] Eat, drink, or ... ?

From: SunandaDH::aol::com at: 23-Feb-2005 5:36

Carl has a couple of times used the metaphor that, in using REBOL for projects we "drink our own wine" -- eg That's a better metaphor than Microsoft's one of "eating your own dog food" -- calling your products dog food is a revealing remark. But alcohol allusions are not trouble-free either. Alcohol abuse is a primary factor in much crime and disease. Also, social use of alcohol is not acceptable in all countries. So I was wondering (as a non-pet owning, teetotal vegan) if we could find an upbeat and universal metaphor. So far, all my mind has thrown up is *worse* metaphors -- like "we get high on our own supply" -- there are several obvious problems with that, not least that it's exactly what Al Pacino's Scarface was advised *not* to do. I'm sure anyone here can do better than that. Any ideas? Sunanda