RE: is it "backwards" or "backward" compatible?

Subject: RE: is it "backwards" or "backward" compatible?
From: "Dori Green" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
To: "Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC" <Darren -dot- Butler -dot- ctr -at- Robins -dot- af -dot- mil>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 15:50:25 -0400

It depends.

"Backward-compatible" = an application, system, or process that is
compatible with previous versions.

"Backwards-compatible" = a person who gets along with uneducated people. indicates that backward and backwards are
interchangeable, but all but one of their examples present "backward" as
the preferred choice.

Dori Green


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RE: is it "backwards" or "backward" compatible?: From: Andrew Warren
RE: is it "backwards" or "backward" compatible?: From: Butler, Darren J Ctr 584 CBSS/GBHAC

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