The task is to invent names for things

Karsten Hilbert Karsten.Hilbert at
Wed Oct 27 16:52:38 EDT 2021

Am Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 10:00:16PM +1100 schrieb Chris Angelico:

> > Am Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 10:20:19AM +1100 schrieb Chris Angelico:
> >
> > > Many operations in computing are fully reversible. After you do
> > > something, you can undo it. After you assign, you can unassign. And
> > > after you ite, you can unite!
> >
> > I wonder whether Japanese programmers would agree.
> Not sure. My knowledge of Japanese is extremely scanty. Can you elaborate?

ite is the -te form (in some uses like a gerundium) of aru
(to go, to walk)

so, to un-go, revert-the-having-gone-ness, I genuinely wonder ...

On the other hand, Japanese is full of wondrous word-play at
levels undreamt of by us ASCIInarians.

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