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Links is highly ambigious, hyperlinks less so. Links may be any sort of reference or asocciation. It may be "backwards" screws/nuts. It may be a radio beam. It may be a fragment of a chain.
There are thousands of ambiguous terms that we still manage to handle. In most cases, we get the right understanding from context. In some contexts, two or more interpretations are equally valid. There is the classical example:
"You are right" - "right" is unambiguous in this context, right? But the statement was made at a tennis court, with two couples. So the complete statement is "You are right. I am left". Is the understanding of "right" still the same?
Now at this tennis court, there are actually three couples who play around. So the statement uttered is not yet complete - it could either be: "You are right. I am left. She is middle." The second meaning of "right" prevails. Or they may be taking a brief rest, and one of the guys tells "You are right. I am left. She is gone!". The last word in the third sentence completely reverses the meaning of the two preceding sentences.
I just created a new project in Android Studio from one of the templates and while the template project was being generated and built for the first time I saw this popup in the bottom right corner of Android Studio: https://i.stack.imgur.com/wb0Zh.png[^]
"Would you like to install a shell script formatter?" [install] [No, thanks]
There is a little circle i icon but there is no hovertext or any additional information that appears on that icon. There's no additional info. Just that question.
Some (many) devs are not great at providing context.
pretty tame, if you want to properly get people to do something:
Would you like to XXXXX [Yes] [Later]
- android itself, and more than a few apps are getting that way.
- winduds of course even more blunt take's that to the next level, they enforce a limit on "later"
- can't say for apple but I'm pretty sure it's gonna be the same.
wait till the auto manufacturers bring that on, hopefully not in my time
after many otherwise intelligent sounding suggestions that achieved nothing the nice folks at Technet said the only solution was to low level format my hard disk then reinstall my signature. Sadly, this still didn't fix the issue!
Good point, because I felt like saying [no, thanks] was making me miss out on something.
Seriously, because I was like, well, if I say no then can I ever try it later?
It's kind of cool though because FOMO is very popular right now.
So does it beautify your shell scripts, by formatting them nicely, or does it wipe all your shell scripts, like a drive formatter?
That's a very good point about the use of arbitrary (non-specific) language in the message too.
The creation of this popup and the message was probably the junior programmer's first day and first chance to put some code into production.