Oriented Vs Orientated
Harry Pierson (DevHawk) has sensibly considered the use of the word 'Service' in the contexts of the terms (concepts) Software as a Service (SaaS) and Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), arriving at the following conclusion:
"Service, in the SOA sense, describes the approach to factoring parts of an software solution. Service, in the SaaS sense, describes a software delivery mechanism. Certainly, you can use both together and take an SOA approach to building a SaaS product. But you don't have to. So having the same term "service" used in both is very confusing."
So that clears that up then.
Now, what of the 'O' part of SOA - Oriented? Shouldn't this be Orientated?
I looked around a bit and to my relief I found it doesn't actually matter. I am now enlight
"LessSyllablesMoreMeaning It's an extra syllable, but that really should be FewerSyllablesMoreMeaning?."