Re: Default

Subject: Re: Default
From: Stan Radomski <radomski -at- PUBS16 -dot- SI -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 1995 13:22:00 EST


You said:
> Near as I've been able to determine, the computer software
> business is the only context where "default" means "what you get if you don't
> select anything else."

You also said:
> Usually it means "You didnt do what you're supposed to, so you lose, sucker."

I have found it to take on both meanings in computer software...

Stan Radomski
radomski -at- si -dot- com
technical writer
smiths industries
I don't speak for them and they return the favor.

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