RE: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state"

Subject: RE: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state"
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com" <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2012 16:08:24 -0400

Because so many people HAVE M$ Word (and Outlook and ... and....) nagging them when they see it without the hyphen, and that's what went into the user interface.
Besides, hyphens don't offend me, and that one does serve to emphasize the un-ness of the state. :-)

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> Subject: Re: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an
> uninitialized state"
>
> I want to know why in the world you want to hyphenate uninitialize,
> regardless of what M$ Word thinks of this word choice.
>

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References:
Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state": From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state": From: Lynne Wright
Re: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state": From: Chris Morton

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