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From TOKI...@aol.com
Subject Re: Buckets and Pails and Barrels, oh my.
Date Tue, 15 Aug 2000 16:03:26 GMT

In a message dated 00-08-15 15:32:27 EDT, Steven M. Cherry writes...

>  > 
>  > In a message dated 00-08-15 08:31:28 EDT, Dean Gaudet writes...
>  > 
>  > > bucket is not nearly as overloaded as the half-dozen terms that
>  > > non-creative engineers usually use, such as "list", "element", 
"buffer",
>  > > "state", "record" ... and i'm not aware of any other use of the term
>  > > bucket brigade.
>  > >  
>  > >  -dean
>  >
>  > Kevin Kiley writes...
>  > 
>  > There's a reason to use terms that already exist... especially
>  > when you are going to ask other programmers to code to the API.
>  > Most engineers ARE non-creative when it comes to lingusitics.
>  > It's just the way it is.
>  > 
>  
>  Favorite saying of an old boss of mine:
>  
>  If the name was up to an engineer, sushi would have been called
>  "cold dead fish" :-)
>  
>  Steven

Yep.
Speaking of which...

Talk about a well-placed typo...

> > Most engineers ARE non-creative when it comes to lingusitics.
> > It's just the way it is.

lingusitics?

ROFL.
Most engineers don't know how to spell, either.

Yours
Kevin Kiley
CTO, Remote Communications, Inc.
http://www.RemoteCommunications.com
http://www.rctp.com - Online Internet Content Compression Server

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