Over a year ago, I mentioned the idea of naming classes without ‘Manager’. I said at the time that I liked the idea of using ‘Wrangler’ instead. Well, I finally went ahead and did it: CRetryWrangler was born. It has a nice alliterative ring to it. I figured I’d get a little grief from my co-developers about the whimsical name.
One of them asked me, “What’s a wrangler?”, and I told him it was a kind of cowboy who takes care of horses or something. He comes back later and informs me that is its second definition, but the first is:
An angry disputant; one who disputes with heat or peevishness.
Sure enough. Oh well. The name sticks. Maybe it’s even more appropriate.