Re: Non-standard but industry-standard word lists

Subject: Re: Non-standard but industry-standard word lists
From: "Townsend, Emru" <etownsend -at- POSITRON -dot- QC -dot- CA>
Date: Wed, 3 Feb 1999 10:52:59 -0500

I'd agree on "username", for the same reason as "filename", which is also in
wide use. On the other hand, the spelling "Userid" (instead of "User ID")
is also all over the Web. Proceed with caution.

Have you checked the Wired style guide?

Emru Townsend
Technical Communications Wiseguy - Product Integration
Positron Public Safety Systems Inc.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
e-mail: etownsend -at- positron -dot- qc -dot- ca
My words are my own. Confuse them with my employer's at your own risk.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: joe malone [SMTP:joe -at- MANAGE -dot- COM]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 1999 5:16 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Non-standard but industry-standard word lists
>
> I was editing our company web pages recently and marked "username" to be
> "user name." The owner of the page pointed out that on the web, username
> is an accepted term for the login name, though not listed in the
> dictionary, of course.
>
> Are there lists somewhere of these new names, which are at home and
> acceptable on web pages?
>

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