Re: PCMCIA cards

Subject: Re: PCMCIA cards
From: Tom Tadfor Little <tlittle -at- LANL -dot- GOV>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 1995 12:14:23 -0700

Beverly Parks wrote:

> Okay, I'm changing channels here. Someone told me that it's okay
> to call PCMCIA cards simply "PC cards" now. It certainly is
> easier. Anybody else heard this yet?

I would definitely _not_ do that. To me "PC card" means any card or
board that goes in a slot on an IBM-PC-compatible computer. If PCMCIA
can be shortened into something other than PC, I wouldn't protest.

Tom Tadfor Little tlittle -at- lanl -dot- gov -or- telp -at- Rt66 -dot- com
technical writer/editor Los Alamos National Laboratory

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