From: Rob Stewart (stewart_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-22 14:39:42
From: Thore Karlsen <sid_at_[hidden]>
> I like "dismiss" for disabling, but I don't think "summon", "guard", or
> "post" intuitively make sense. "enable"/"disable" or
I think "guard" does make sense, but it overloads the other uses
of the word in the library which will make verbal discussions
> "activate"/"deactivate" sound better to my ears, unless there is a
> better word to pair with "dismiss". To be honest, I'm not convinced that
> too much focus on comparing this concept with a real-world guard is a
> good thing.
I think the object is aptly named and trying to find a suitable
pair of words that map to real world concepts is worthwhile.
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