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From Leo Simons <leosim...@apache.org>
Subject Re: adapter or adaptor?
Date Mon, 29 Jul 2002 08:45:21 GMT
On Mon, 2002-07-29 at 10:37, Peter Donald wrote:
> On Mon, 29 Jul 2002 13:16, Eung-ju Park wrote:
> > We use adapter and adaptor.
> > It bring to me a little confusion.
> > Please maintain consistent names. :-)
> 
> :) 
> 
> That was probably me.

=)

> > Just keep current state?
> >
> > or
> >
> > Migrate to "adapter" or "adaptor"?
> 
> either is fine with me ;)

+1

> I think they are both valid English.

+1

a·dapt·er also a·dap·tor   Pronunciation Key  (-dptr)
n.

   1. One that adapts, such as a device used to effect operative
compatibility between different parts of one or more pieces of
apparatus.
   2. Computer Science. A hardware device, such as a printed circuit
board, that enables a personal computer to use additional peripheral
devices or hardware.


Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language,
Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

> I guess we pick  
> the one that s most common in codebase (adapter?) and stick with that ;)

+1

LSD



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