Re: odd spelling-checker action

Subject: Re: odd spelling-checker action
From: Richard Mateosian <srm -at- CYBERPASS -dot- NET>
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 1998 10:35:15 -0800

>As I am not yet a Frame user, I haven't looked closely at its spell
>checker, but I am not shocked that it balked at "archive." You will
>probably find that it is quite happy with the noun "archives" (with an
>s). The use of archive as a verb is a neologism backformed from
>archivist; it is largely confined to technical/professional jargon and
>thus is unlikely to have risen above the horizon for lexicographers

Merriam Webster's 10th Collegiate has both the transitive verb and the
singular noun. ...RM

Richard Mateosian <srm -at- cyberpass -dot- net>
Review Editor, IEEE Micro Berkeley, CA

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