Re: "The dialog box will appear"

Subject: Re: "The dialog box will appear"
From: "Wayne J. Douglass" <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 21 Mar 1997 13:39:38 -0800

At 03:00 PM 3/21/97 EDT, Dan Roberts wrote:

> The NLS concern was supposedly that when translated to Chinese
> languages, "appears" could be translated to a verb that carries
> connocations of magic and ghostly apparitions. Has anyone else heard
> this and can confirm it? Or should I relegate this to the Urban Legend
> that Geoff mentions?

If software is the ghost in the machine, then the Chinese have it right!

--Wayne Douglass

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