RE: Terminology: NIC on board ?

Subject: RE: Terminology: NIC on board ?
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 13 Dec 2002 14:47:04 -0500


Which reminds me...why do I get "on" the plane instead of "in" the plane. I
get "in" the car.

Now that I think about it..

In:
car
truck

On:
plane
bus
train
boat

Why would whether something is used for commuting or mass transportation
determine whether I get in it or on it?

And.....if a submarine was used for mass transit, would we get "on" the sub
instead of "in" the submarine?

-----Original Message-----
From: Grant, Christopher [mailto:CGrant -at- glhec -dot- org]
Sent: Friday, December 13, 2002 2:35 PM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: RE: Terminology: NIC on board ?

Just my opinon here, but I think "onboard" is hokey and not as commonly used
as "integrated" which is more common and more accurate.

"Onboard" makes me think of getting on an airplane. I'm "onboard" but I


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