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From Cédric Champeau <cedric.champ...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: challenges through Java modules (aka jigsaw)
Date Sat, 28 Nov 2015 09:26:57 GMT
Sorry for the misused terminology. But one has to be aware that we're not
all native speakers :)

2015-11-27 19:06 GMT+01:00 Russel Winder <russel@winder.org.uk>:

> On Thu, 2015-11-26 at 13:10 +0100, Cédric Champeau wrote:
> […]
> > ones that can be consumed from other Jigsaw modules. It therefore
> […]
>
> s/consumed from/used by/
>
> I have no idea when this "consumed" thing came about in API speak, but
> it is fundamentally wrong. I suspect it was some Californian crack
> consuming marketeer who came up with the idea to try and create a new
> branding. That person needs putting down so as to save humanity from
> crimes against language.
>
> --
> Russel.
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