Fw: OFFLINE OR OFF-LINE??

Subject: Fw: OFFLINE OR OFF-LINE??
From: Mike Dean <mikedean -at- INTNET -dot- NET>
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 1997 16:35:40 -0500

OOPS. Pretty sure everyone figured that one out though.
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> From: Mike Dean <mikedean -at- IntNet -dot- net>
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: OFFLINE OF OFF-LINE??
> Date: Tuesday, January 07, 1997 4:16 PM
>
> 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
> Technical Communications Coordinator
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