[development] Getting both better internal and external APIs intoDrupal 7

Earnie Boyd earnie at users.sourceforge.net
Wed Jan 2 15:09:26 UTC 2008

Quoting Michelle Cox <mcox at charter.net>:

> On 1/1/2008 4:57:09 PM, Earnie Boyd (earnie at users.sourceforge.net) wrote:
>> A profile is nothing more than meta data for a something or a someone.
>> A package install profile is correct.  A user profile is correct.  A
>> clarifier should be used in both cases to make the meaning understood.
> Yes, that's why I said "even though it does have other meanings." I'm 
> not talking about what the word literally means. I'm talking about 
> what people associate with the term.  Maybe I'm wrong but I think, 
> given the context of website building software, more people will 
> associate "profile" with users than "installs".

With the Google[1] I'm not sure any of us is really correct and the 
word profile has been misused and/or abused.


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