Re: e-mail ! ; the last word? I doubt it...

Subject: Re: e-mail ! ; the last word? I doubt it...
From: "Parks, Beverly" <ParksB -at- EMH1 -dot- HQISEC -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Fri, 2 May 1997 07:49:47 -0700

>Al Rubottom[SMTP:alrub -at- INETWORLD -dot- NET] writes:
<big snip of interesting stuff>
>That's what is really at issue... but since more people will use
>email as a new word and a new tool than any other single net-borne
>convenience, and most will not meet or need to know about those
>other e-conjunctions, we diehards will be flattened by the juggernaut
>of sheer usage momentum. But it still don't make it right!

And that's basically it. Email is becoming a word unto itself and not a
mere abbreviation of a longer term. Very similar to radar.

>It is not, however, a matter of right and wrong.

Bev Parks
parksb -at- emh1 -dot- hqisec -dot- army -dot- mil

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