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Subject:Re: I need a user-friendly term From:written_by -at- juno -dot- com To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Date:Fri, 1 Oct 2004 15:32:43 -0600
> Why does everything have to be friendly. What's the matter with
> accurate, or well-known, or accepted?
I agree. We have been using some of these terms for a very long time and
adding a new one just adds one more bit of confusion. You can easily add
a short explanation to the text to explain what non volatile means, if
you feel the need.
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