Re: Menu terminology

Subject: Re: Menu terminology
From: Barbara Karst-Sabin <barbara -at- QUOTE -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 12:21:04 -0700

Well, no matter how you look at them, whether on a computer monitor or
on a piece of heavy paper in a restaurant, all the things listed are
options or choices regardless of whether the individual options/choices
are edible, do things, name things, turn things on or off. So I'd go
with Options.

Heavy sigh (having delivered myself of that major pronouncement),


John Bell wrote:
> I have a new writer who brought an interesting question to me.
> What do you call the items on a menu?


Should we differentiate between commands,
> window names, and options? If so, what should we call
> them?
> Thanks!
> --- John Bell
> jbell -at- paragren -dot- com

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