[Cuis-dev] Question to English native speakers

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Fri Jan 1 14:37:33 PST 2021

On Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 11:34:52AM -0300, Hernan Wilkinson via Cuis-dev wrote:
> Hi,
>  would it be better to name the message #calleeOf: in Process as
> #calledFrom:?
>  Is callee a synonym of called?
>  Callee is a bit confusing to me, it looks to me that callee is following
> the decorator's name pattern where de decorated object is called
> decorate...

I agree that "callee" sounds strange, and as a native English speaker
I do not recognize it as a word. But the idea of "caller" and "callee"
makes some sense for this method, and I can understand it once I have
read the method comment a couple of times.


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