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Although I've been away from it for quite awhile, I must say that using
a "subordinate" flash unit along with the master flash unit when doing
portrait photography just doesn't sound right.
-- Kenpo, in cloudy rainy Atlanta
(Or at least it will be tonight)
From: techwr-l-bounces+poshedlyk=polysius -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
[mailto:techwr-l-bounces+poshedlyk=polysius -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On
Behalf Of Chris Borokowski
Sent: Thursday, March 15, 2007 9:45 AM
Subject: Re: Pet Peeves
Master/Slave becomes Master/Subordinate. According to Adobe PDF search,
the term "male" is not used in a hardware context, only a general
linguistic context where replacements are recommended in this order:
John set his user settings
--> John set the user settings
If any user has a setting issue, they can fix their problem with
3. "His or Her"
Any user with a settings issue can fix his or her computer with a
I suppose even Microsoft believes the world should adapt to the reality
of metaphor. Somewhere, James Joyce is smiling.
--- Amy Gale <amyg -at- grammatech -dot- com> wrote:
> The Microsoft Manual of Style says not to use them and provides
> substitutes, which I don't remember offhand. I suppose I'd use those
> substitutes if I documented hardware, which I don't.
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