[Novalug] Tweaking question
jhart at kevla.org
Mon Dec 28 14:01:38 EST 2009
> On Mon, 2009-12-28 at 13:12 -0500, Charles M Howe wrote:
>> When people say they have "tweaked" something, does that frequently mean
>> that they have found and edited a configuration file, or more than one?
>> What else do they do?
> To me it usually means they 1) either don't know what they did or 2)
> don't want to reveal what they did. For instance, it's common "geek
> talk" to the common non-it person. It simply means something has been
> changed. It doesn't have to be a lot, but it can be more than one thing.
> It doesn't have to be a 'configuration file' either. It's a very broad
> Sorta like the southern "fixing" ... I'll be fixing to go now ... :)
Peter, at least get the phrase right, its "I'm-fixin-to-go". Its all one
word, with no breaks between syllables.
And no, tweaking and "I'm-fixin-to-go" don't mean the same thing, or even
close to the same thing.
> Best Regards
> Peter Larsen
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