Re: What does "scalable" mean?

Subject: Re: What does "scalable" mean?
From: Dick Margulis <ampersandvirgule -at- WORLDNET -dot- ATT -dot- NET>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 12:27:06 -0400

Rowena Hart wrote:

> Another buzz word that I haven't been able to define very well is
> "extensible". I've heard and seen it applied to software languages,
> applications, networks and even hardware. If anyone out there can give me a
> good definition, I'd really appreciate it. Thanks!
> - Rowena

Here's a rough essay at defining extensible; others are welcome to
refine, correct, or reject it.

Of or pertaining to the characteristic of a hardware or software entity
that allows for the definition and addition of new features.

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