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Subject:Re: login to, log into, log in to From:Randall Larson-Maynard <randall -dot- larson-maynard -at- IND -dot- ALSTOM -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 16 Jul 1999 14:45:01 -0700
From MS Manual of Style, Version 3:
"log on to, log off from, logon (adj)
Use log on to to refer to connecting to a network and log off from (or simply
log off) to refer to disconnecting from a network. Do not use log in, login, log
onto, log off of, logout, sign off, or sign on. An exception is when other
terms are dictated by the interface.
Use logon only as an adjective, as in "logon password," not as a noun.
You are prompted for your password while logging on.
Reconnect when you log on to the network.
Some networks support this logon feature.
Remember to log off from the network.
You are prompted for your password during logon.
Log in before you start Windows.
Remember to log off of the network."
For what it's worth, I agree.
Alstom Automation Schilling Robotics
Davis, CA, USA
randall -dot- larson-maynard -at- ind -dot- alstom -dot- com
Mary Choy <mchoy -at- SIRIUS -dot- COM> on 07/16/99 01:47:32 PM
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Subject: login to, log into, log in to
what's the correct way to say "log into a server"?