Re: TryAndDie User?

Subject: Re: TryAndDie User?
From: shankAtIndiaDotcom <ss_rajanala -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 27 Apr 2004 22:29:53 -0700 (PDT)

--- Geoff Hart <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca> wrote:
> Bonnie Granat reported: <<A kind soul wrote me
> this: "Tryout versions
> that quit working after a specified period of
> time are called "try and
> die".">>

Bit awkward, I say: it's you who tries, and it's
the program that dies. Inelegant, to say the

Then again, culturally, I thought 'die' is not
such a bad word in these parts (like in America
people say "bad things will happen" we say in
Asia - "Oh if that happens then I die only" :-)

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