[Haskell-cafe] Re: Curried function terminology

Jon Fairbairn jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
Tue Oct 6 04:32:20 EDT 2009

David Virebayre <dav.vire+haskell at gmail.com> writes:

> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 11:52 AM, Jon Fairbairn
> <jon.fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
>> [1] A pet peeve of mine is "x supports y" being used backwards (as in
>> "our application supports windows Vista", which would only make sense if
>> it were something like a system tool that stopped Vista crashing.
> (Not a native English speaker here)
> How would you say  "x works well with y" ?

I think I would say "x works well with y". There's no reason to abuse
"support" (which carries an implication of one thing being on top of
another) for this.

Jón Fairbairn                                 Jon.Fairbairn at cl.cam.ac.uk
http://www.chaos.org.uk/~jf/Stuff-I-dont-want.html  (updated 2009-01-31)

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