Re: Windows 9x, or 95/98?

Subject: Re: Windows 9x, or 95/98?
From: John Posada <john -at- TDANDW -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Apr 1998 15:53:16 -0400

Melissa Fisher wrote:
I have a problem with 9x since while it may apply to 95 and 98, will it
apply to the next version after 98.

Granted...I would expect that after 98 will come the 00 series (just
kidding), if in principle this was done for software in general, it may
cause problems with version that were not anticipated.

If the information applies to 95 and 98, say so.

> I prefer Windows 95/98, because this term does not require further
> explanation. To use Windows 9x is to sacrifice clarity for false
> conciseness; I say its false because adding a note at the beginning of a
> book or in every chapter or section could add more text than consistently
> using the term Windows 95/98.
> Speaking of which, I believe I'm seeing this kind of sacrifice more and
> more frequently these days. Is this just something I am more aware of now
> than I used to be, or do you fellow techwhirlers see this kind of trend
> too?
> Melissa Fisher
> Automated Logic Corporation.
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