earlier discussions of "user" (was: Grammar - The Gotcha Microsoft Gives)

Subject: earlier discussions of "user" (was: Grammar - The Gotcha Microsoft Gives)
From: Milan Davidović <milan -dot- lists -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: William Sherman <bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 14:38:58 -0400

On Wed, Sep 7, 2011 at 7:27 PM, William Sherman
<bsherman77 -at- embarqmail -dot- com> wrote:
> You should see some of what comes through in these documents. ÂI don't like
> "the user" when it is really "the customer". Didn't "user" go out after Tron
> 29 years ago?

Someone with an interest and more time may wish to trace this
discussion from 1993 to see what came out of it:
http://www.techwr-l.com/archives/9312/techwhirl-9312-00092.html

There may be evidence of earlier discussions of a similar nature
elsewhere, if someone (again) has the time and inclination to go
looking.

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