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Subject:Re: State of the art From:Romay Jean Sitze <rositze -at- NMSU -dot- EDU> Date:Sun, 3 Dec 1995 19:56:54 -0700
How about "cutting edge"? I've heard this term used to describe this.
On Thu, 30 Nov 1995, Scott Goodhue wrote:
> 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
> Scott Goodhue
> sgoodhue -at- disclosure -dot- com