RE: terminology that swings both ways

Subject: RE: terminology that swings both ways
From: Chris Borokowski <athloi -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>, "'McLauchlan, Kevin'" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2007 09:42:25 -0800 (PST)

Node. You have a "node acting as server" and "node acting as client,"
which you can shorten to "server node" and "client node" later in the
doc, once you've made it clear they're dual-role.

> > What do y'all do with widely used terms like "client" and
> > "server" that
> > can rightfully be used interchangeably (yet perfectly
> > accurately either
> > way) in the same sentence? How to minimize the ambiguity without
> > maximizing wordiness and if/thens?
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