RE: "parallelize"

Subject: RE: "parallelize"
From: "Locke, David" <dlocke -at- bindview -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2000 15:45:01 -0500

Chris Kowalchuk, said:

>I suggest that any "workaround" probably reads much better
>than the original.
>1. Draw two parallel lines
>2. Parallelize two lines.

We don't know the context of use, so how can you decide that the original
author didn't use the word correctly?

David Locke

-----Original Message-----
From: Chris Kowalchuk [mailto:chris -at- bdk -dot- net]
Sent: Thursday, April 13, 2000 3:33 PM
Subject: Re: "parallelize"

Well, even if you do find it in a dictionary, it sounds like a terrible
word, and

Note how example 1 has a meaningful verb, whereas example 2 leaves us
wondering what the sentence could possibly mean. I suspect that even
more abstract usages of "parallel" do not render the verb "parallelize"
any clearer. Go with your instincts on this one.

Chris Kowalchuk

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