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As one of the 'ex-military types', I have no idea why not yellow.
Possibly could have something to do with the old saying
"military-intelligence", if you know what I mean.
paul -dot- cheverie -at- canada -dot- cdev -dot- com
To: Multiple recipients of list TECHWR-L
Subject: WORD: Amber or Yellow
Date: Friday, July 14, 1995 11:04AM
Okay, this one is for all you current and ex-military types out
there. I'm reading a users guide for a work planning database.
One of the db fields is called Status, and the values are Red,
Amber, or Green. My question: Why Amber? What in the blazes
is wrong with Yellow?
I don't want to hear "because that's the way the military has
always done it." I'd like a real, logical reason if one exists.
If they want to get fancy with yellow, I say they should use
Ochre, Amber, and Chartreuse.
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