Re: [xsl] What is a better word for "de-duplication"?

Subject: Re: [xsl] What is a better word for "de-duplication"?
From: Jim Melton <jim.melton@xxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 27 Aug 2006 19:37:49 -0600
In the SQL world, we simply say "duplicate elimination". I know that's not "a single short word", but it is complete and unambiguous. Of course, you could always coin a word and try to sell it to the community at large :^) How about "uniquify"? I'll donate that one license free.


At 8/27/2006 07:14 PM, Jay Bryant wrote:
That's a tough one.


None of those quite fits, though.

English has a number of nouns for the basic concept, including "unique" and
"distinct". However, I can't think of (or find online) a verb for that

FWIW (not much, I suspect)

Jay Bryant
Bryant Communication Services

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From: "Dimitre Novatchev" <dnovatchev@xxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: [xsl] What is a better word for "de-duplication"?

> I want to use a single, short word to express the act of removing > duplicates from a node-set. I remember seing the word "de-duplication" > used, however it sounds ugly. > > Could someone suggest a better word, please? > > -- > Cheers, > Dimitre Novatchev > --------------------------------------- > Truly great madness cannot be achieved without significant intelligence. > --------------------------------------- > To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk

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