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

Subject: Re: De-install/Un-install/Uninstall?
From: Karen Molloy <Karen_Molloy -dot- PILOT -at- PILOTSW -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 4 Apr 1997 11:32:44 EDT

John Wheeler asked:

>We're not sure about the term "uninstall". Other candidate terms are:
> [...]
>Has anyone faced this particular issue before and decided on
>an appropriate term?

As others have mentioned, thanks to Windows, "uninstall" is already used
widely, ugly as it is. So we use it, because we document products that run on
Windows. We use "remove" too. (Before the wide use of "uninstall", I used
"deinstall".)



Karen Molloy

Pilot Software

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