RE: USAGE: stringified

Subject: RE: USAGE: stringified
From: "Halter, Meg" <HalterMC -at- navair -dot- navy -dot- mil>
To: "'Carnall, Jane'" <Jane -dot- Carnall -at- compaq -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 29 Feb 2000 06:48:32 -0800

I've been programming for 20 years and have never heard of "stringify". I
think it is jargon, and would say something like "convert to a string"
instead.

-- Meg

> -----Original Message-----
>
> Reading through tech reference documents I found many references to
> "stringified" and "stringify", for example "stringified full entity
> names".
>
> From context, it appears to mean an entity name that has become a string
> (stringified), or the process of turning an entity name into a string (to
> stringify).
>
> Does anyone else have info on how long this coinage has been in use, and
> how
> wide its acceptance is?
>
> Jane Carnall
> Technical Writer, Compaq, UK




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