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Subject:State of the art From:Scott Goodhue <goodhue -at- SMTPGATE -dot- DISCLOSURE -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 30 Nov 1995 10:13:50 EST
Call for Neologism:
The term "state of the art" has been used for some time to refer to
the highest level of development. In your opinion, is it hackneyed?
I posed the question once to an STC PIC a while ago and one member
suggested: "Bleeding edge." This may be too bloody for many. I
considered " the fore-running cusp" for a softer sound, but neither
terms seem adequate to me. They just don't have the ring of an
engineering feat. I've also run across "state of the edge," but it's
a mere substitution of one word for another. Any suggestions