RE: Pet Peeves

Subject: RE: Pet Peeves
From: "Al Geist" <al -dot- geist -at- geistassociates -dot- com>
To: "'Ned Bedinger'" <doc -at- edwordsmith -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2007 07:11:09 -0400

Ned Bedinger wrote:

...And via is here for circuit designers and style arbiters because it is
too apt, and too old, to die.

Hi Ned,

I never said "via" was too apt or too old to die. I said it was also used in
microelectronics (chip manufacturing) the same way Fred described its use in
circuit board manufacturing. Incidentally, I used "via" in my writing prior
to working for IBM, where I discovered a plethora of terms used to describe
microelectronic design and manufacturing processes in ways I had never

However, I did like you enlightening us on the history of the term. It was
great reading over my morning coffee.

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Re: Pet Peeves: From: Ned Bedinger
Re: Pet Peeves: From: Fred Ridder
RE: Pet Peeves: From: Al Geist
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