When is a Verb also a Noun: When it's a Gerund
- I think the short answer to "When is a Verb also a Noun"
is: when it's a Gerund.
From REST perspective, it's not calling a merge service so
much as it's creating a "merging".
>> The practical solution is to "elevate" the transactionover.
>> itself to a full resource.
> Transactions, rollback, etc. is the baggage I didn't intend to bring
> I'm more interested in the wisdom of nouns -> good, verbs -> bad and
> always holds. While I agree with it, I'm wondering just how strong anaxiom it
> is, and trying to find any exceptions, caveats or boundaries thatmight exist.
Understood, I was just trying to provide an example of why
a Gerund would need to be appealed to.
> Understood, I was just trying to provide an example of whyWell I'd think of a gerund as a noun and more than as a verb, but yes a gerund
> a Gerund would need to be appealed to.
is something that people might unnecessarily avoid because they hear that verbs
are a Bad Thing even if it's natural to what they are building to use one. So
thanks, that definitely counts as a possible boundary case to the verb/noun
With that small success my quest continues... :)
" it has been truly said that hackers have even more words for
equipment failures than Yiddish has for obnoxious people." - jargon.txt