Re: Backpan or backplane?

Subject: Re: Backpan or backplane?
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Elisa R. Sawyer" <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:41:13 -0700

Thanks for playing, but no.

The term, backpan, is correct, and in this context has nothing to do with
PERL nor general building construction. It's a sort of larger framework to
which smaller subcomponents/subassemblies can be mounted.

> Chris

On Mon, Mar 23, 2015 at 11:35 AM, Elisa R. Sawyer <elisawyer -at- gmail -dot- com>
wrote:

> I'm with the other responses in believing that "backplane" is correct in
> the context of your docs.
>
> I'm sending links as an FYI, "BackPAN" can refer to indices for CPAN,
> which contains perl archives:
>
> - http://www.cpan.org/
> - http://backpan.cpantesters.org/
> - http://neilb.org/2014/05/23/backpan-index.html
>
> Basically, BackPAN would only be relevant in very specific cases.
>
> On Sun, Mar 22, 2015 at 6:26 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:
>
>> "Backpan" is a term often used in HVAC sheetmetal design to describe a
>> rear-accessible drain tray. It's unlikely to be the correct term for this
>> application, since having moisture in an electronics enclosure that needs
>> to be drained would be a /really bad thing/.
>>
>> Gene Kim-Eng
>>
>>
>> On 3/22/2015 1:24 PM, Chris Morton wrote:
>>
>>> This might be, Rick, but I cannot find a definition for "backpan"
>>> anywhere.
>>>
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Backpan or backplane?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Backpan or backplane?: From: Chris Morton
Re: Backpan or backplane?: From: Gene Kim-Eng
Re: Backpan or backplane?: From: Elisa R. Sawyer

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