Re: "turn on" vs. "power on" vs. "power up", and their opposites ?

Subject: Re: "turn on" vs. "power on" vs. "power up", and their opposites ?
From: Keith Hood <klhra -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "RaphaelWorkman -at- comcast -dot- net" <raphaelworkman -at- comcast -dot- net>, Monique Semp <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 10 Feb 2015 17:42:07 +0000 (UTC)

How about "start" and "stop"? Fewer keystrokes, fewer potential nuance problems in internationalization.


On Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:24 AM, "RaphaelWorkman -at- comcast -dot- net" <raphaelworkman -at- comcast -dot- net> wrote:


In my industry we deal with security panels (actual hardware with a peer source and sometimes a backup battery). Usually we use power up/power down.

I hope this helps.

-Raphael

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> On Feb 10, 2015, at 9:25 AM, "Monique Semp" <monique -dot- semp -at- earthlink -dot- net> wrote:
>
> Hello, TechWR-L-ers,
>
> Iâve not found much consistency in industry docs, nor advice in my standard Style Guides (although I certainly couldâve missed it) as to how to describe flipping the switch on a server.
>
> Is it, and its opposite counterpart:
>
> * power on/power off
> * turn on/turn off
> * power up/power down
>
> The procedure Iâm writing does include more than simply flipping the switch; there are other system things to do before flipping the switch on said server. But they are small things, not such that weâd call this topic âDeploy the Serverâ. In fact, this topic is part of the larger âDeploy a Serverâ process.
>
> So I need to decide on the topic title for this small set of tasks: âPower On the Serverâ, âTurn On the Serverâ, âPower Up the Serverâ, etc...
>
> Thanks for your thoughts,
> -Monique
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