Re[2]: CD-ROM

Subject: Re[2]: CD-ROM
From: Elna Tymes <etymes -at- LTS -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 1996 17:35:13 -0700

It pains me to have to point out to *technical* writers that the term
"CD-ROM" is an acronym for Compact Disk-Read-Only-Memory. It follows
that a CD-ROM drive is the engine that makes the disk turn around and
operates the read head.

And a WORM drive is the engine that operates the medium that is Write
Once Read Many.


Elna Tymes
Los Trancos Systems

TECHWR-L List Information
To send a message about technical communication to 2500+ list readers,
E-mail to TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU -dot- Send administrative commands
ALL other questions or problems concerning the list
should go to the listowner, Eric Ray, at ejray -at- ionet -dot- net -dot-

Previous by Author: Diff. between this newsgroup and maillist
Next by Author: Re: ATAN2
Previous by Thread: Re[2]: CD-ROM
Next by Thread: Re: CD-ROM

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads

Sponsored Ads