RE: do alarms always sound?

Subject: RE: do alarms always sound?
From: "Weiner, Kandis" <kweiner -at- positron -dot- qc -dot- ca>
To: "'Christi Carew'" <infinity -at- yourhead -dot- com>, "'techwrl'" <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 21 Sep 1999 11:13:58 -0400

Christi Carew asks...

So what does an alarm do, generically speaking?

Alarms don't always sound, they can light up (otherwise how would a deaf
person know that something changed).

The point is that alarms "alert you" to a condition.

Try "alert" as an alternative to "sound" or "go off".

Like: "You can configure an alarm to alert you when a metric fails."

Cheers!
Kandis Weiner.
Technical Communicator - Positron Public Safety Systems
http://www.positron911.com
mailto:kweiner -at- positron -dot- qc -dot- ca






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