is used for

  • Hyperlinks (web sites, HTML emails, ...)
  • Soft links and hard links on filesystems
  • Library linking

Someone probably even used it for the web browser...

Therefore it is not useful in its current form (one could even say it is ambiguous) and should be cleaned up or burninated.


  • Cleanse with fire! – HaydnWVN Aug 14 '12 at 16:21
  • Hear, hear -- I have run into this ambiguity five times in the past 24h. – fish2000 Aug 19 '12 at 19:03
  • [links] is back with 100+ questions. It needs to be reburninated! – Excellll Mar 25 '15 at 22:55

Agreed, it is now burninated.

tag burninated

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