OFFLINE OF OFF-LINE??

Subject: OFFLINE OF OFF-LINE??
From: Mike Dean <mikedean -at- INTNET -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 1997 16:16:05 -0500

The subject says it all.

Microsoft Manual of Style:
One word in all instances. Use in the sense of not being connected to or
part of a system. It's jargon in the sense of "outside the current
considerations."

WWWebster Dictionary Search Page:
Main Entry: off-line
Pronunciation: -'lIn
Function: adjective
Date: 1950
: not connected to or served by a system and especially a computer or
telecommunications system; also : done independently of a system <off=96l=
ine
computer storage>
- off-line adverb=20

Word Dictionary Says two words

Not looking to start a debate over MMOS, just like a consensus or input
from those more experienced than I.



Mike Dean
Dictaphone Development
Tampa
mikedean -at- intnet -dot- net



Mike Dean
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Dictaphone Development
mikedean -at- intnet -dot- net

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