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From Paul Hammant <Paul_Hamm...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Service and other Terminology
Date Wed, 04 Sep 2002 05:33:06 GMT

>>I don't get it. You use words, but then when someone wants to provide an
>>explanation of the words (or asks you to do so), you think the words are
>>too 'generic' or 'vague' to be explanatory....which means your use of
>>the words would also be too 'generic' and 'vague'. 
>No - the usage of words is context sensitive. The more generic a word, the 
>more context sensitive usages it will have. Thats why I suggested that we 
>adopt non-generic words and apply specific definitions to them (as that way 
>we could definitions in the context of Avalon discussions). However no one 
>seemed to want that ;)
That is not true, there are many that would like to see a concise set of 
well defined and carefully used terms.  I happen to be against the use 
of new terms, but for the use of concise ones.

- Paul

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