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To quote (without identifying the product in question):
"The [product] Client provides an interface for developers to consume
web services on the [product] application server."
It seems they're also defining a "clean machine" as one without the
necessary software. That's also a new one on me....
On Fri, Apr 24, 2009 at 3:06 PM, Andrew Warren <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com> wrote:
> 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
> 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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