<i18n dev> RFR: 8253497: Core Libs Terminology Refresh [v2]

Stuart Marks smarks at openjdk.java.net
Tue Dec 15 22:16:57 UTC 2020

On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 09:17:03 GMT, Magnus Ihse Bursie <ihse at openjdk.org> wrote:

>> Your call, I'm not a native English speaker :-)  It felt to me it's 'restrictive' than 'restrictively', an adj placed after the noun, e.g. a restrictive allow-list.
> It's an adverb, since it's the act of 'defining' that is being done too restrictively or broadly. If you want to have an adjective you would need to rephrase it so it applies to the noun, like 'defining a too restrictive accept-list'. My non-native English vibes would still prefer the former.

I'd suggest `... as defining an allow-list that is too narrow or a reject-list that is too-wide may prevent ...`.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/1771

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