Re: log vs login

Subject: Re: log vs login
From: Jo Francis Byrd <jbyrd -at- byrdwrites -dot- com>
To: Katie Crowley Rosenberg <krosenbe -at- easysystemsinc -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 24 Nov 1999 14:07:13 -0600

I personally use "logon" to describe the dialog.

Jo Byrd

Katie Crowley Rosenberg wrote:

> Okay, I know it's language use, but it's driving me crazy. Does everyone use Login or Logon as the title of the Log In Screen?
>
> The developers here argue that: 1) everyone does it and 2) if "set up" is the verb and "setup" is the noun, then "log in" is the verb and "login" is the noun.
>
> My argument is that 1) multiple wrongs don't make a right and 2) "set up" is the verb and "setup" is the noun, but "log in" is always a verb and "log" is the noun.
>
> It's a picayune point, but I'd sure like some backup. Does anybody out there agree with me, or am I sailing solo here? Please respond to my e-mail address and I'll gladly post a summary.
>
> Katie Crowley Rosenberg
> Techwriter
> Easy Systems, Inc.
> krosenbe -at- easysystemsinc -dot- com
>





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