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On Mon, 2012-12-24 at 10:39 -0500, @sleepyfox wrote: > With the greatest of respect Trish, if we apply your logic then we > shouldn't be using the term 'Agile' anymore, or any computing term > which is also a dictionary word but that has different shades of > meaning (or wholly different meaning) when used in context of > computing. Consider "concurrency", the computing meaning is extremely different to the real world meaning. > "The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it > has taken place." -- George Bernard Shaw "When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in a rather scornful tone, "it means just what I choose it to mean – neither more nor less." (Through the Looking Glass, Lewis Carroll) Or put another way a language is determined by common usage, the tyranny of the masses ;-) -- Russel. ============================================================================= Dr Russel Winder t: +44 20 7585 2200 voip: sip:[address removed] 41 Buckmaster Road m: +44 7770 465 077 xmpp: [address removed] London SW11 1EN, UK w: www.russel.org.uk skype: russel_winder
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