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From Dawid Weiss <dawid.we...@cs.put.poznan.pl>
Subject Re: svn commit: r1304320 - /lucene/dev/trunk/lucene/core/src/java/org/apache/lucene/index/IndexWriter.java
Date Fri, 23 Mar 2012 14:35:15 GMT
iff is academic jargon. Let's be explicit.

Dawid

On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 2:46 PM, Erick Erickson <erickerickson@gmail.com> wrote:
> Early days of electronic text and a math professor I had had a colleague
> who submitted a math textbook. Someone decided that "iff" was a typo
> and did a mass substitution of "if". As my prof said
>
> "Going through a math text and putting back all the iff's that were
> supposed to be in the proofs was non-trivial"
>
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 9:23 AM, Martijn v Groningen
> <martijn.v.groningen@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I found 103 occurrences of "iff" in the codebase... most in lucene-core
>> For each case we need then to find out if this is or isn't typo, so an issue
>> for this would a good idea.
>>
>> On 23 March 2012 14:09, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> this is all over the codebase too by the way. Maybe we should open an
>>> issue to fix this confusion?
>>>
>>> On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 9:08 AM, Martijn v Groningen
>>> <martijn.v.groningen@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> > On 23 March 2012 14:06, Robert Muir <rcmuir@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> >>
>>> >> I agree, and if its really important for some reason to document
>>> >> something as "if and only if", I think we should write it out
>>> >> completely and avoid specialized abbreviations.
>>> >
>>> > +1 I Completely agree.
>>> >
>>> > Martijn
>>>
>>>
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>>
>> Martijn van Groningen
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