Re: [SI-LIST] : Acronyms

Douglas McKean ([email protected])
Tue, 25 May 1999 14:07:01 -0700

At 07:58 PM 5/25/99 +0100, Adrian Shiner wrote:
>Seeing all this over use of acronyms brings the phrase to mind: "computer
anorak", or for our American friends "computer nerd" is the equivilent It
is not an indicator of intellect to communicate unclearly and the point of the
>communication is lost.

It should be obvious that acronyms are NOT
intended for scientific communication. But,
the intent for it's use in email was to
abbreviate for bandwidth consideration.

Clearly something that has been lost in this thread.

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