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Subject:Re: Newer or later? From:Evelyn Lee Barney <evbarney -at- comcast -dot- net> To:Natalie Cavier <ncavier -at- deanhouston -dot- com> Date:Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:46:14 +0000 (UTC)
Now that 'higher' is in the mix - i have to agree.
----- Original Message -----
I agree with Gene. I always use the term "higher" in this instance.
On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 12:19 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
> I'd use "higher," because I've actually seen companies release a v3.0 for
> some customers and then go back and do a v2.5 for others.
> Gene Kim-Eng
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Jim Witkin <jameswitkin -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > Today I'm writing about updating firmware and got into this debate with
> > of the engineers. If you have firmware version 6.1, would you refer to
> > version as "newer" or "later" than version 6.0 or would you choose a
> > different term.
> > I'm trying to communicate that any version after release 6.0 will work.
> > which sentence is preferred?
> > "Verify that the firmware version is 6.0 or newer."
> > "Verify that the firmware version is 6.0 or later."
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