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Subject: Re: [isocpp-lib-ext] std::colony name brainstorming
From: René Ferdinand Rivera Morell (grafikrobot_at_[hidden])
Date: 2021-02-08 14:16:04


On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 2:07 PM John McFarlane via Lib-Ext <
lib-ext_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Lot is a shorter word for allotment. To allot
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/allot>is to...
>
> 1. (transitive
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Glossary#transitive>) To
> distribute <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/distribute> or apportion
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/apportion> by (or as if by) lot
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/lot>.
> 2. (transitive
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Appendix:Glossary#transitive>) To
> assign <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/assign> or designate
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/designate> as a task
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/task> or for a purpose
> <https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/purpose>.
>
>
> IIRC, someone once pointed out that colony is -- or almost is -- an
> allocator. Any ground near there we haven't covered?
>

"parcel" .. https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/parcel

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