On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 2:16 PM René Ferdinand Rivera Morell <grafikrobot@gmail.com> wrote:
On Mon, Feb 8, 2021 at 2:07 PM John McFarlane via Lib-Ext <lib-ext@lists.isocpp.org> wrote:
Lot is a shorter word for allotment. To allot is to...
  1. (transitive) To distribute or apportion by (or as if by) lot.
  2. (transitive) To assign or designate as a task or for a purpose.

IIRC, someone once pointed out that colony is -- or almost is -- an allocator. Any ground near there we haven't covered?


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


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