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Content or contents ? Off computing topic? [message #1791020] Thu, 21 June 2018 14:25 Go to next message
Anne Creek is currently offline Anne CreekFriend
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After being chastised for my unacceptable expressions here and being run-off form another forum I like to ask this question here , if I may.

It is OT , but it would help me to be a better communicator of technical issues.

If I read a register value - do I get "content" or "contents" ?
"Content" can have totally different meaning and from experience some people just do not get / read things in context. No pun intended.
"Contents" seem better description since generally there are more ( plural) then one bits is the value.
Just asking for opinions.
Thanks for reading.

Re: Content or contents ? Off computing topic? [message #1791028 is a reply to message #1791020] Thu, 21 June 2018 15:51 Go to previous message
Ed Merks is currently offline Ed MerksFriend
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It's not an Eclipse question so a bit off topic. But since you ask you nicely, to me it's really more of an English grammar question. Looking at I think it's correct to say that a register has contents, i.e., a fixed number of bits as you've suggested.

Ed Merks
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