From: John Cowan (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 21 2003 - 13:49:48 EDT
Michael (michka) Kaplan scripsit:
> For developers, a capital "I" usually means interface -- in code certainly
> but then often applied in life as only geeks can do.
For "developers" read "thralls of Microsoft". Us Java folks know that
the names of interfaces properly end in "-able" or "-ible"; they are
deadjectival nouns that express what you *can do* with something.
> discussing the
> important new "IToilet" interface that would revolutionize our interaction
> with commodes.
Sounds like the quite genuine, but hastily disavowed, Microsoft Loo.
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