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I am the founder and CEO at Data Geekery GmbH, the company behind the jOOQ and jOOX projects.

jOOQ effectively combines complex SQL, typesafety, source code generation, active records, stored procedures, advanced data types, and Java in a fluent, intuitive DSL.

jOOX is the jquery of Java: A simple wrapper for the org.w3c.dom package, to allow for fluent XML document creation and manipulation where DOM is required but too verbose


Sep
13
comment Is “amend XX” a commonly understood English term to express “add something to XX” or “modify XX”?
@Mitch: True. Formal would better describe it than exotic. Thanks!
Sep
13
comment Is “amend XX” a commonly understood English term to express “add something to XX” or “modify XX”?
@TRiG: You're probably right. By finding it "exotic" I meant finding it "exotic" in the context of generally modifying the object...
Sep
13
comment Is “amend XX” a commonly understood English term to express “add something to XX” or “modify XX”?
@Mitch: Adding, removing, even renaming the set...
Sep
13
comment Is “amend XX” a commonly understood English term to express “add something to XX” or “modify XX”?
Yes. amend really doesn't rectify things in the real-life context. It just modifies things...
Sep
13
comment Is “amend XX” a commonly understood English term to express “add something to XX” or “modify XX”?
That was my impression, too. It seemed to me that amend had a semantics indicating a change of quality that goes with the modification - as opposed to the simple modify