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

Subject: Re: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state"
From: Bill Swallow <techcommdood -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2012 09:54:15 -0400

Once it's initialized, can they un-wish it to be initialized? ;-)

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 8:51 AM, McLauchlan, Kevin
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> You can also initialize the product in your lab, fiddle with it for a while, then perform factory-reset and ship it off to its destination in ... !initialized! state.
>
> I guess "wish" is one of those regional things, similar to the situation on this list - some years ago - where several people argued vociferously against the use of the PERFECTLY ACCEPTABLE "appear" in techdocs, claiming that the only inference they could garner from "appear" or "appears" was.... magic... (insert shimmer-tone and Theremin glissando here).

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Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state": From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state": From: James Leatherwood
RE: Usage question - "... un-initialized state" or "... an uninitialized state": From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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