Subject: WORM
From: Bob Morrisette <Robert -dot- Morrisette -at- EBAY -dot- SUN -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 27 Jun 1996 08:22:33 -0700


>Bob Morrisette questioned why TCs should have to be told what something
>as basic as WORM means. Bob,bob,bob,bob,bob! Don't you know software
>documenters don't no nuthin' 'bout 'chinery, boy?

>WORM does, in fact, stand for Write Once, Read Many. Those who want it
>to refer to a worm *gear* have my permission to make it do so. After
>all, words mean just what we want them to mean, no more and no less.

>My apologies to Lewis Carroll.

>Dan Wise


You should reread my posting. I did not mention WORM. I only
stated that the D in CD-ROM means disc.

Bob Morrisette
writer -at- sabu -dot- EBay -dot- sun -dot- com

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