RE: "aka" - commonly understood ?

Subject: RE: "aka" - commonly understood ?
From: "Janoff, Steve" <sjanoff -at- illumina -dot- com>
To: TechWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, 'Monique Semp' <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Wed, 13 Jul 2011 23:50:40 +0000

Separate column with an appropriate heading: Alternate Terms, See Also, Also, or ?? (but not aka)

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From: On Behalf Of Monique Semp
Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2011 12:55 PM
To: TechWR-L
Subject: "aka" - commonly understood ?

In a table of terms and definitions that I inherited, alternate terms are explained as âaka <alternate-terms>â. Any thoughts on whether people will understand this?

(And Iâm deliberately not saying what âakaâ is so that I get a less biased response :-).



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