Re: Seeking terminology advice

Subject: Re: Seeking terminology advice
From: "Mike MacLean" <Michael -dot- MacLean -at- alcatel -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: 19 Jun 2002 15:06:47 -0400

Sounds like an interesting product.

As an alternative to using the term collection, you could also use archive, or
media archive.

I would call the CD version a CD media archive (or collection) and the CD/hard
drive version a linked media archive (or collection)

Also, I'm guessing you meant that CDs were supposed to be converted to MP3s
rather than MPEG movies?

> "Mark L. Levinson" wrote:
> > So here's what we need terms for: The type of
> > collection that resides on a homemade CD and
> > includes everything, and the type of collection
> > where everything but the music is on your hard
> > disk and the music is on a CD as usual.

> <snip>
> >
> > (Moreover, is "collection" even the right word?
> > Lots of CDs that you buy at the store call
> > themselves collections, and when we use MPEGs,
> > we can fit many such traditional collections
> > onto one CD, so maybe our own is really an
> > ubercollection that should have some other
> > name?)


Michael MacLean
Information Developer
Alcatel Canada

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