On Thursday, 22 September 2016 at 15:22:57 UTC, Nick Sabalausky wrote:
On 09/22/2016 07:43 AM, Steven Schveighoffer wrote:
On 9/20/16 3:14 PM, Intersteller wrote:

TL;DR: I like and have used Go extensively. I glanced at D for 20
minutes and didn't like it.


Grumpy old curmudgeon says: "Harumpf...Why back in my day, we pronounced 'TL;DR' as 'summary'...or 'abstract' if we wanted to be really really fancy" ;)

Never much understood "bouncing rubble" English changes like that, or "internet"->"cloud", "preteen"->"tween", etc. Can't tell if the trend is accelerating or it's just me getting old.

Around every two years they come up with something new, give or take a year depending on the topic. In general, I got the impression that once I've finally got used to using a certain term, it's no longer (politically or otherwise) correct, e.g. "STD" => "STI" ("disease" is obviously a bad bad word - unless you want to sell useless drugs for made-up diseases). It happens all the time.

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