From: Pim Blokland (email@example.com)
Date: Mon Jul 21 2003 - 16:21:51 EDT
Philippe Verdy schreef:
> I'm not sure that even all English users appreciate the computer
> related jargon and acronyms that their geek developers want to
> force them to learn and use.
Hm... Personally I feel just the opposite. I think the computer
industry has taken too many normal words and forced new meanings
upon them. Words like program, compiler, desktop, window, folder,
mouse, &c., all have been cast into new roles; all were once
unambiguous, but nowadays they need more clarification if their
meaning is not clear from the context.
So I don't mind new, ICT-specific words like email one bit!
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