Re: The WORM turns

Subject: Re: The WORM turns
From: Matt Ion <soundy -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 1996 04:58:55 -0800

On Thu, 27 Jun 1996 15:57:35 GMT, Kathryn Whitver wrote:

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

>>I think the term refers more generally to a device that allows a powerful
>>motor to produce a precise movement. They may be used to control head motion
>>in CD drives. ...RM

>Both are correct here. There are actually two terms: WORM and worm.
>WORM is an acronym as explained in the first paragraph.
>A worm (as in worm drive or worm gear) is an adjective.

What about worm (n) 1. creature used for fishing bait ?

Your friend and mine,
Matt
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