On 3 Jul 2005, at 18:25, Josiah Carlson wrote:
Just because not all cars are used as vehicles, does that mean that cars are not vehicles?
No, but it means calling all vehicles "cars" is dumb.
There may be cases where the object being managed is not a resource per-se, but that doesn't mean that the mechanism is misnamed as a 'resource manager'; it's just the most common use case that any of us have managed to think of (as of yet).
This is possible. I just wanted to expand everyone's minds :)