Re: "consume" = "interact with"

Subject: Re: "consume" = "interact with"
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: "Lin Sims" <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>, "Andrew Warren" <awarren -at- synaptics -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 12:31:23 -0700

This sounds to me like the result of a "consumer-driven" corporate
management style in which everyone who receives or uses products,
services or information is referred to as a "consumer." Similar to the
term "internal/external customer."

And considering the bugs most SW seems to come with, the only really
"clean machine" is one that hasn't even been loaded with an OS. Oh
wait, I forgot about buggy BIOS firmware...

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: "Lin Sims" <ljsims -dot- ml -at- gmail -dot- com>


To quote (without identifying the product in question):

"The [product] Client provides an interface for developers to consume
web services on the [product] application server."

It seems they're also defining a "clean machine" as one without the
necessary software. That's also a new one on me....


^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

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 archive -at- web -dot- techwr-l -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/archive%40web.techwr-l.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


References:
"consume" = "interact with": From: Lin Sims
RE: "consume" = "interact with": From: Andrew Warren
Re: "consume" = "interact with": From: Lin Sims

Previous by Author: Re: Today's exercise in misunderstanding English
Next by Author: Is 'one or more' correct, or should it be 'one or many'?
Previous by Thread: RE: "consume" = "interact with"
Next by Thread: RE: "consume" = "interact with"


What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads


Sponsored Ads