Prepend is not a word

Prepend is not a word. Please don’t use it in the API.

Prepend is a made up word that sounds like it should be the opposite of append. It is not.

The word you are looking for is prefix.

What makes you think it’s not a word? There seems to be strong precedent for its use.

Well, technically it IS a word but it’s a verb meaning to think carefully about something beforehand, literally to “weigh” its consequences in one’s mind.

See here for a good explanation

And here also

And here for the usage of the term compared to prefix

So… the Oxford Dictionary says it’s correct but some guy ranting on the cygwin users mailing list say it’s not.

I wonder who I’ll trust… :slight_smile: