RE: "Opportunistic"

Subject: RE: "Opportunistic"
From: Allan Ackerson <alackerson -at- msn -dot- com>
To: <robert_johnson -at- percussion -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 11:47:37 -0700


How 'bout "exploitative"?
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> Subject: "Opportunistic"> From: Robert_Johnson -at- percussion -dot- com> Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 13:44:49 -0500> > Some of my co-workers would like to use this word, but others are > concerned about the negative connotation. They have a point; all the > dictionary entries I've found emphasize its negative connotation, with > shades of unscrupulous or unethical behavior. > > I have not been able to think of a synonym, nor have I found a thesaurus > entry for it.> > Perhaps the collective wisdom and experience of the list can suggest an > alternative?> > Thanks.> > Robert Johnson> Principal Writer> Percussion Software> Woburn, MA> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^> > ComponentOne Doc-To-Help 2009 is your all-in-one authoring and publishing > solution. Author in Doc-To-Help's XML-based editor, Microsoft Word or > HTML and publish to the Web, Help systems or printed manuals. > http://www.doctohelp.com> > Help & Manual 5: The complete help authoring tool for individual> authors and teams. Professional power, intuitive interface. Write> once, publish to 8 formats. Multi-user authoring and version control! http://www.helpandmanual.com/> > ---> You are currently subscribed to TECHWR-L as alackerson -at- msn -dot- com -dot- > > To unsubscribe send a blank email to > techwr-l-unsubscribe -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> or visit http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/options/techwr-l/alackerson%40msn.com> > > To subscribe, send a blank email to techwr-l-join -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com> > Send administrative questions to admin -at- techwr-l -dot- com -dot- Visit> http://www.techwr-l.com/ for more resources and info. > > Please move off-topic discussions to the Chat list, at:> http://lists.techwr-l.com/mailman/listinfo/techwr-l-chat>
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