cisin at xenosoft.com
Mon Mar 23 20:02:31 CDT 2009
On Mon, 23 Mar 2009, feedle wrote:
> I don't object to you using anachronistic forms of words, if that is
> what you are in to.
> However, don't insist you are right, and belittle or demean those who
> use the language according to commonly accepted patterns.
> I used to fight "baud" vs. "bps". Not only was it not worth the breath
> I wasted, in the end it became irrelevant, as datacom speeds accelerated
> to the megabits per second now seen on home DSL/cable connections.
We lose most such wars. Even in your example, for a while people were
saying "56K baud". But notice that the current terminology is not
"Megabaud". Thank you for your efforts. You seem to have WON that war!
It is not futile, after all.
I think that the only way we will win on proper suage of "DB" v "DE" for
connectors will be when they cease being used at all.
Grumpy Ol' Fred cisin at xenosoft.com
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