RE: Pet Peeves

Subject: RE: Pet Peeves
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: "'Brierley, Sean'" <Sean -dot- Brierley -at- ipc -dot- com>, "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 13:27:00 -0400

Sean Brierley wrote:

Well, some people call them "mainboards."

What about daughterboards?

And, is motherboard insulting? Is it bad? Why don't I see that?

Daughterboards is already used to denote PCBs that plug into motherboards,

Ironically, I have never heard of sonboards plugging into
fatherboards....maybe Amy is right...technical terminology is sexist.



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RE: Pet Peeves: From: Al Geist
RE: Pet Peeves: From: John Posada
RE: Pet Peeves: From: Al Geist
RE: Pet Peeves: From: Brierley, Sean

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