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46228Re: [Czechlist] take the paradigm

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  • James Kirchner
    Jun 2 8:04 AM
      According to my Oxford American dictionary, the technical meaning of paradigm is this:

      "a typical example or pattern of something; a model"

      So they are using the model of server virtualization.

      Jamie

      On Jun 2, 2011, at 11:01 AM, Martin Janda wrote:

      > Hmmmm... perhaps you could call me ignorant Jamie, but would you
      > enlighten me as to what 'paradigm' exactly is to mean in server
      > virtualization? :-))
      >
      > Thanks
      > Martin
      >
      > Dne 2.6.2011 16:33, James Kirchner napsal(a):
      > > It's actually pretty good marketing speak for technical material. It's clear.
      > >
      > > "Taking" there can be visualized as picking up a tool, or something similar. "He took his hammer and pounded in the rest of the nails." "He took his knife and slit open the deer."
      > >
      > > So they've got this paradigm called "server virtualization", and they're picking it up like a tool and doing something with it. That's the image.
      > >
      > > Jamie
      > >
      > > On Jun 2, 2011, at 10:17 AM, Stephan von Pohl wrote:
      > >
      > >> Ugh. Horrible marketing speak.
      > >>
      > >> Ja bych rekl neco jako "pracuje s..."
      > >>
      > >> On 6/2/2011 3:42 PM, Milos Prudek wrote:
      > >>> This is marketing newspeak:
      > >>>
      > >>> �XXX is taking the paradigm of server virtualization and enabling
      > >>> organizations to do things in new ways that they never could have
      > >>> considered
      > >>> in the past.�
      > >>>
      > >>> How should I translate "taking"?
      > >>>
      > >>> --
      > >>> Milos Prudek
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