[Ads-l] stand up = establish

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Mon Dec 18 15:49:19 EST 2017


> On 18 Dec 2017, at 12:38, Andy Bach <afbach at GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> 
>> Andrew Masanto, 46:30
> … in these organizations, they’re standing up their own nodes...
> 
> using "stand up" for installing or "bringing up" stuff is pretty common in
> the IT world; for an actual single piece of hardware ("We'll be working
> late as we're standing up a new server tonight.") or a collection of
> hardware and software, as in a new network.
> 

What does “bring up” mean? BB

> On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 1:42 PM, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> 
>> The English Oxford Living Dictionaries (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/
>> definition/stand_up <https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/stand_up>)
>> provides one definition for “stand up”: remain valid after close scrutiny
>> or analysis
>> 
>> Wiktionary (https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/stand_up <
>> https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/stand_up>) provides eight, three of which
>> are transitive. The last one is labeled as “US, military”, which, based on
>> the sample sentence, might mean “US military”: To formally activate and
>> commission (a unit, formation, etc.).
>> 
>> In a video hosted by Demetri Kofinas titled, "The Future is not
>> Blockchain. It's Hashgraph.”, the expression “stand up” is used at least
>> three times. Perhaps significantly, the CEO Mance Harmon has a military
>> background, which might be where Andrew Masanto got it.
>> 
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evWBgNdWNDk <https://www.youtube.com/
>> watch?v=evWBgNdWNDk>
>> 2 November 2017
>> 
>> Mance Harmon, about 45:00:
>> And—and then in May of this year, the industry decided to stand up a new
>> organization.
>> 
>> Andrew Masanto, 46:30
>> … in these organizations, they’re standing up their own nodes...
>> 
>> Benjamin Barrett
>> Formerly of Seattle, WA
>> 
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