RE: expiry versus expiration date

Subject: RE: expiry versus expiration date
From: "technical writing plus" <doc-x -at- earthlink -dot- net>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2007 09:50:25 -0600

'Expiry date' strikes me as being UK English. But, I'm thinking that 'expiry
date' and 'expiration date' are the same in meaning and apply to the
warranty and things like service agreements, which do expire. I have not
considered the idea that they might also apply to software directly -
although sw itself does at times expire.

Jim Jones

-----Original Message-----
Sean Brierly wrote

"Expiry date" used for the date your software gives it's last breath
seems unconventional to me; "expiration date" seems better...


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expiry versus expiration date: From: Brierley, Sean

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