Re: De-install/Un-install/Uninstall?

Subject: Re: De-install/Un-install/Uninstall?
From: Phillip Wilkerson <phillipw -at- ALLENSYSGROUP -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 1997 13:14:10 -0500

I second; use remove.

Phillip C. Wilkerson
Manager of Technical Communications
Allen Systems Group, Inc.
Naples, FL

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> From: Wayne J. Douglass <wayned -at- VERITY -dot- COM>
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: De-install/Un-install/Uninstall?
> Date: Thursday, April 03, 1997 12:50 PM
>
> At 09:26 AM 4/3/97 -0800, John Wheeler wrote:
> >Hi. We're a software company. One of our products has a script
> >to undo or remove a previously installed product. We'd like to
> >say something to the effect:
> >
> >"To uninstall this product, do XYZ..."
> >
> >We're not sure about the term "uninstall". Other candidate terms are:
> >
> >de-install
> >deinstall
> >un-install
> >
> >Has anyone faced this particular issue before and decided on
> >an appropriate term? Or would any grammatical guru care to
> >give guidance?
> >
> Uninstall sucks, but it already seems pervasive, at least on the Windows
> side. I prefer remove myself.
>
> "We're a software company." Since you're from Cisco, that may be the
> understatement of the year, John.
>
> --Wayne Douglass
>
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