from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The capability of being extended
  • n. A quality of design that takes possible future advances into consideration and attempts to accommodate them

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The quality of being extensible; the capacity of being extended.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of being extensible: as, the extensibility of a fiber or of a plate of metal.


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  • Semantic extensibility is harder, but can also be done.

    Reflective Surface - More on the evolution of programming languages

  • Coflight is also the first FDP to enjoy an open architecture funded over Standard and Open Source middleware technologies to guarantee the long-term extensibility, scalability and availability of supply.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • We’ve built in extensibility points, so you can add functionality to Facebook Open Platform like your own tags and API methods.

    Parsing the “open” in Facebook’s “fbOpen” platform | FactoryCity

  • TV Raman made a comment a number of times that we need to partition the idea of extensibility into two parts: extending the platform vs. extending the language.

    Planet Apache

  • One of the primary reasons for doing this project is to give the back-end code a lot more extensibility, which is key in projects where you want to one day expand and improve on.

    King Gary

  • It supports IMAP and POP3 servers, has tabbed message browsing, advanced folder management, and the kind of extensibility that everyone has come to love in its sibling Firefox.

  • This Ars piece makes the case for more "extensibility" and interoperability en route to a primer on "Seed".

    almost effortless

  • For that kind of extensibility and manageability, BIDPO felt that VMware's virtualized cloud platform was the best fit for the project.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • The dll is licensed with the product - you're allowed to use the dll with the product, or for "extensibility" with the product (in this case office).

    ASP.NET Forums

  • Besides being free, the advantage of this statistical software is its "extensibility" feature.

    The Hindu - Front Page


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