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#33293 07/06/01 03:53 PM
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You're not fooling me ... ya'll just want new words invented so they can be discussed! HA!


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I am sorry, Faldage, but your reply missed the point of my question. If "real" architects don't need a one word verbal phrase to describe their function why do IT "architects"? One could accurately decribe their job by saying "they design system architecture", rather than "they architect systems" Not one of the "architect" apologists has yet explained why those who design system architecture need a verb of their own. I do not dispute the existence of the word, I simply have not heard a justfication for its existence. Must there be a single word for everything?


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Quite right, Vernon.

progressed to being a systems analist...

It's a mucky job, butt someone's gotta do it


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I am sorry, but your reply missed the point of my question

I seem to be doing a lot of that lately ... taking things lightly ... Dr. Bill is there a pill for this condition?


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Dear wow: if there were a pill for this condition, I would be selfish enough to keep them all for myself.


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One could accurately decribe their job by saying "they design system architecture",

Bravo, Vernon! Been reading this thread with only a vague feeling that I didn't particularly like "architect" as a verb but no strong feeling one way or the other - until your post crystalized the issue. Thanks! I love having my muddy thinking clarified.


#33299 07/08/01 04:16 PM
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... I simply have not heard a justfication for its existence...

I, too, am waiting for Godot, but no matter how loud I call, it doesn't seem to speed up its arrival.


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If "architected" upset you, I dare you to sample jargon at programmers' site:

http://info.astrian.net/jargon/terms/m.html


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Vernon states: I am sorry, but your reply missed the point of my question.

Who are you addressing there, Vernon? Hard for me to keep up with the architecture unless you reference...

[passing around happy pills to one and all]


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In reply to:

Vernon states: I am sorry, but your reply missed the point of my question.

Who are you addressing there, Vernon? Hard for me to keep up with the architecture unless you reference...


Thanks to help from wow, and from Max's site (thanks wwh, for your post suggesting it), I think I may have sorted out my poor quoting habits. I also discovered that one can edit posts after they have been made, and have modified the offending post.


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