RE: Synonym for binary file?

Subject: RE: Synonym for binary file?
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 10:52:45 -0500

>Has anyone had to use a synonym for "binary file"?
>Does any one have any other suggestions?

I wouldn't cater to the dumbest. Instead, I would make them smarter. At the
first reference of the term, add a footnote and in the footnote, explain
what it is. If it is a glossy flyer thing, maybe add a contrasting color
callout and explain the term in it.

John Posada
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