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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 14:17:12


On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 2:16 PM René Ferdinand Rivera Morell <
grafikrobot_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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
>

PS. For which both the noun and verb forms are apropos.

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