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Subject:Re: PCMCIA cards From:Bev Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL> Date:Sun, 17 Dec 1995 11:02:44 MST
I've received several responses to my PCMCIA Card question. A
quick, general summary is that "PC Card" (note the capital C in
Card) is accepted usage. Where "PC card" is a generic name used
to refer to any kind of card or board that gets placed inside a
computer box, "PC Card" refers specifically to a PCMCIA Card.
A direct analogy would be "internet" and "Internet".
In verbal communication, the terms are ambiguous, but in written
communication we all understand the difference.
Thanks to everyone who replied.
bparks -at- huachuca-emh1 -dot- army -dot- mil