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Subject: RE: De-Duplification revisited (Was: Re: What is a better word for "de-duplication"?)
From: "Nathan Young -X \(natyoung - Artizen at Cisco\)" <natyoung@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 10:09:25 -0700
duplification
Luckily we have the word "de-duplication" to refer to this concept that
we're trying to find a word for.

----->Nathan

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Nathan Young
Cisco.com->Interface Development
A: ncy1717
E: natyoung@xxxxxxxxx

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jay Bryant [mailto:jay@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 4:41 PM
> To: xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re:  De-Duplification revisited (Was: Re: 
> What is a better word for "de-duplication"?)
>
> My grandfather (a farmer) used to refer to the heart of a
> kernel of corn
> (maize) as the nub, so nubbing something would be getting to
> its heart. He
> referred to an ear of corn that didn't fully form as a nubbin, too.
>
> But is getting to something's heart the same as de-duplicating it?
>
> Is reducing <outer><inner></outer> to <inner> the same as reducing
> <inner><inner> to <inner>?
>
> I'm not trying to throw rocks at your idea. I would also like
> to find (or
> invent) a word for de-duplication, but "nub" (and hence "nubbing" and
> "nubbed") doesn't strike me as the right word. It's closer
> than our earlier
> ideas, but it doesn't give me that "aha! that's it!" feeling.
>
> Jay Bryant
> Bryant Communication Services
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dimitre Novatchev" <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <xsl-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, October 12, 2006 6:07 PM
> Subject:  De-Duplification revisited (Was: Re: 
> What is a better
> word for "de-duplication"?)
>
>
> > Reflecting on the recent discussion on finding a better word for
> > "de-duplication" and in particular for "de-duplicated", here is what
> > name is used in Haskell:
> >
> > nub
> >
> > Here's the definition from the List.hs library module:
> >
> >
> > nub                     :: (Eq a) => [a] -> [a]
> > nub                      = nubBy (==)
> >
> > nubBy                   :: (a -> a -> Bool) -> [a] -> [a]
> > nubBy eq []              = []
> > nubBy eq (x:xs)          = x : nubBy eq (filter (\y -> not
> (eq x y)) xs)
> >
> >
> > So, in Haskellese, de-duplicated will be just "nubbed".
> >
> > From dictionary.com (http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/nub) :
> >
> >
> > 4 results for: nub
> >
> > -noun 1. the point, gist, or heart of something.
> >
> >
> > To summarize, the best word for de-duplicate that I've
> found up to now
> > is the word "nub".
> >
> > I hope that if in case we cannot come with a better word, we will at
> > least use the word "nub"
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Cheers,
> > Dimitre Novatchev
> > ---------------------------------------
> > Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant
> intelligence.
> > ---------------------------------------
> > To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk
> > -------------------------------------
> > You've achieved success in your field when you don't know
> whether what
> > you're doing is work or play

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