Re: "wrapper" as a Verb (Java tech writing question)

Subject: Re: "wrapper" as a Verb (Java tech writing question)
From: Doc <dlettvin -at- attbi -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 10:39:21 -0400

On Mon, 22 Jul 2002 8:26:2, jsokohl -at- mac -dot- com wrote:

>This Java component wrappers the second component, which is a C program.
>I tend to want to say something like, "This Java component wraps around the
>second component...." Would that still provide technically accurate meaning
>to Java developers?

The correct construction is either:
"This Java component wraps the second component ..."
"This Java component is the wrapper for the second component ..."

For reference see:

David W Lettvin
South Hamilton, MA

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