nitpicky word question

Subject: nitpicky word question
From: JWood -at- ixl -dot- com
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2001 12:39:53 -0500

Hi, I am a list reader who is interested in hearing opinions on a rather
picky but relevant (I think) word differentiation issue -
what's the difference, technically speaking, between a 'table' and a
'matrix'? I have a colleague who likes to refer to everything put into
tabled format as a 'matrix'. I, on the other hand, prefer to call a table a

any quick & easy ways to identify the difference?
thanks for your thoughts,

Jenny Wood
Technical Writer
iXL, Inc.
1930 Camden Road, Suite 2070
Charlotte, NC 28203
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