Re: On multiple indexes

Subject: Re: On multiple indexes
From: Bonni Graham <bonnig -at- AOL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 1 Apr 1994 13:04:15 EST

Logendra Naidoo writes:
"Network cards
serial data
memory expansion

The technology I am working on would only have the enhanced card
classified as a Network card. It's not anyone's fault, just writer's
familiarity. I believe over-categorization can diminish an index's

I might agree, but only if the indexer did not also include each of those
subentires as primary entries... The person using the manual might not be
super-familiar with the correct terminology either. Just because the
technology classifies an object as something doesn't mean every user is
familiar with that classification. (I am, of course, generalizing, here --
Logendra's area may very well be an exception to this.)

IMHO, anyway.

Bonni Graham
Manual Labour
President, SDSTC
BonniG -at- aol -dot- com

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