RE: log vs login

Subject: RE: log vs login
From: "Niamh Murphy" <NiamhM -at- peregrine -dot- ie>
To: "'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 11:22:06 -0000

should it be the logged-on user or the logged on user ?

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From: bounce-techwr-l-20533 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com On Behalf Of Brad
Sent: Thursday, November 25, 1999 1:38 AM
Subject: RE: log vs login

> 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.

Login or logon are either:
- adjectives (example, the logon field)
- nouns (example, the logon)

"Log" alone suggests to me that there's a log file somewhere or a tree that
has been cut down and cut into lengths.

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