Re: daisy chaining and jumpering

Subject: Re: daisy chaining and jumpering
From: "Kathi Jan Knill" <Kathi -dot- Knill -at- template -dot- com>
To: <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 10:26:11 -0400

According to the IBM Dictionary of Computing, 10th Edition, the definition
for daisy chain is:
"A method of device interconnection ..."

The word that follows daisy chain in the dictionary, is daisy-chained cable.
Defined as "...a cable that has two or more connectors attached in series."
which would most likely be what you would use to daisy chain your
components.

Therefore, I think the appropriate terminology would be:
"Using daisy chaining, a computer, scanner, and printer, can be connected to
all be used at once,"

just my 2 cents worth

Kathi Jan Knill
Senior Technical Writer
Template Software, Inc.
Kathi -dot- Knill -at- Template -dot- com
"Life is a banquet and most poor slobs are starving to death" -- Auntie Mame



> I know that "Daisy chain" is valid terminology to use, but can you say
> "daisy chaining"?
>
> For example, I would say, "I have daisy chained my computer, printer,
and
> scanner together."
> But could you say something like, "By daisy chaining a computer,
scanner,
> and printer, they can all be used at once."
>
> I would say no, but I am not sure. Anyone have a rule on this?
>
>

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