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Subject:Re: Click Language Summary From:Susan Brown <sbrown -at- JSCSYS -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 11 Feb 1997 09:50:16 -0500
At 07:34 AM 2/11/97 EST, you wrote:
> Or, later this person will have to learn
> the name we all use in addition to the name you gave the operation.
This has been one of my big bug-bears for a number of years. We rail
on about proprietary format software (Hi, Bill), but very few people get up
in arms about 'proprietary' lingo.
Our job, as **communicators**, is to communicate. Common language is
important. Regardless of how 'appropriate' or descriptive we think a term
is, once it is in common usage, we tamper at both our' and our reader's peril.