On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 9:48 AM, John R. Levine <johnl(_at_)iecc(_dot_)com>
given the recent discussions, it seems to me that people want to have a
definition of what 'discard' means in the context as described above. As a
non-native English speaker (or what's the right term?) I suppose (but am not
sure) the word 'discard' can have multiple meanings (apart from 'To throw
away'). Otherwise 'silently discard' would be a pleonasm, isn't it?
Your English is fine. "Discard" means throw away.
Agree. "Discard" and "silently discard" mean the same thing, in my
opinion. Though, I am guilty of using the phrase "silently discard."
Maybe in an attempt to be slightly over-specific.
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