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> No, I definitely would not, because to those readers of the correct
> generation, the phrase "peaceful coexistence" was seen as a coverup, a
> hypocritical way of referring to one side only pretending to be cooperative
> and actually subverting things underneath. That doesn't exactly produce the
> halo effect when applied to how devices are supposed to work together.
I'm of the correct generation -- and as anti-communist as anyone on this list. But I don't have quite as negative reaction as Keith and Peter.
OTOH, when I see the phrase, I'm reminded of the companion concept from the same era: Mutual Assured Destruction. I suspect that's not an idea you want popping into customers' heads regarding these devices. :-)
Connie's suggestion of "compatibility" is a much better idea, IMO.
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