RE: "consume" = "interact with"

Subject: RE: "consume" = "interact with"
From: Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
To: 'Lin Sims' <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 12:06:15 -0700

Lin Sims wrote:

> Has anyone else heard of using the word "consume" to mean "interact
> with"? Is this really standard jargon in the software development
> field?


Input data is often said to be consumed by a software process, but that meaning isn't really "interact with"... Can you provide an example of the questionable usage?


=== Andrew Warren - awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com
=== Synaptics, Inc - Santa Clara, CA

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