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thank you; some consolation to know it's not just me

does this seems like another instance of the annoying practice in our field of someone giving a name to a thing because they think it's new, though it's not (ie, source-to-source compilers have been around as long as source-to-bytecode compilers)--no need to re-name them

wish they would just stop it and get the hell off my lawn

Yep, like calling themselves Engineer without having the respective degree.

Thankfully in most jurisdictions it is forbidden by law to do as such.

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