Re: Using "user"

Subject: Re: Using "user"
From: Susan Gallagher <Susan_Gallagher_at_Enfin-SD -at- RELAY -dot- PROTEON -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 1993 13:56:00 EST

Anatole Wilson writes:

[lots of good stuff deleted...]
I *do* question the wisdom of whoever it was that decided the acronym for
Object-Oriented Programming Systems. DO you really expect to come out with
a program using a language whose acronym is OOPS?.


Object-Oriented programming is a paradigm that was invented by
accident (and getting something to work right is equally as

Since I work on an OO (OhOh!) development system, I'd like to find
someone who'll design a character set with eyeballs in the
uppercase "O" so I won't cause "li'l orphan annie syndrome" when I
discuss my product. Perhaps, with a little programming effort, we
could actually set the eyeballs to follow the youser around the
room! %-}

Sue Gallagher |
Sr. Technical Writer | "Updating a manual
Easel Corporation | is like changing tires
Enfin Technology Lab | on a moving car."
San Diego, CA | -- Edmond Weiss
Susan_Gallagher_at_Enfin-SD -at- relay -dot- proteon -dot- com |

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