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Subject: Re: [boost] Fwd: Re: [log] review part 1
From: Jeffrey Hellrung (jhellrung_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-15 15:04:13

Andrey Semashev wrote:
> On 03/15/2010 07:13 PM, Zachary Turner wrote:
>> How about "attributor"? This implies that it DOES something, not IS
>> something. In particular, it implies that it's used for associating
>> attribute values with log records, and is also somewhat concise.
> Is it a valid English word?

Yes, but it means "one which attributes" (accent on the "tri" rather
than the "att"), i.e., "one which ascribes". I'm not sure that's
appropriate in this context. Steven's suggestion of "attribute
generator" seemed to be closer.

- Jeff

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