Term "Configuration"

Jeff Cutsinger seaslug@tunes.org
Sat Apr 26 10:04:03 2003

Armin Rigo <arigo@tunes.org> said:

> I thought it'd be worth pointing out that just like you when I first read
> about "configuration" I was thinking in the sense of a set of user-definable
> parameters (the "configuration dialog box" of many GUI programs, or the ".xyz"
> configuration files).
> Brian's sense is "a collection of objects and relationships which hold over
> them".

Hrm. I thought the point was kind of that a "Configuration" (water's meaning)
was a generalization of a "Configuration" (general meaning). If not, the name
needs to be changed to something else to avoid mass confusion, methinks.

-Jeff Cutsinger