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Re: Naming RFC: Properties, property sets, presets

From: Urs Liska
Subject: Re: Naming RFC: Properties, property sets, presets
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:08:00 +0200
User-agent: Evolution 3.36.4-1

Am Montag, den 13.07.2020, 11:05 +0100 schrieb Wols Lists:
> > However, I agree that it would be unfortunate to have "set" in such
> > different meanings in "property set" and "preset".
> Except I'm a native speaker. To use the word "preset" in this context
> jars *horribly*. The implicit assumptions built into the mind of a
> native speaker will make this a lilypond "special case" use of
> language
> and while non-native speakers will simply learn it, native speakers
> will
> have great difficulty unlearning the normal meaning of the word.

Out of curiousity: How do you feel about the use of "preset" in
synthesizers, radios or audio processors like equalizers or effects (to
name just a few I know of)?


> Cheers,
> Wol

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