At 10:03 PM 5/22/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>At 10:02 PM 5/20/98 -0400, Larry Bolhuis wrote:
>>>  One other note, be SURE to have interposers for EACH system
>>
>>I realize that it's in the manual, but is "interposer" a real term, or is
>>it just something that looks better in print than "thingee" or
>>"whatchmacallit"? Ya'd think that the wizzards of nomenclature could come
>>up with a catchy TLA for the little gizzie.
>>
>>Pete Hall
>>peteh@inwave.com
>>http://www.inwave.com/~peteh/
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>Thing-a-ma-bob....      Gizmatchee....
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>TLAs, huh?     CIA     "Cable Interface Adapter"
>               CRT     "Connector Reassignment Terminal"
>               AID     "Adaptive Interface Device"
>               IBM     "Interface Block Module"
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>
>
>--Paul E Musselman
>PaulMmn@ix.netcom.com
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How about this for nomenclature:

Acronym for Technology (or Toolkit) Without An Interesting Name, the de
facto interface standard for scanners. Nearly all scanners come with a
TWAIN driver, which makes them compatible with any TWAIN-supporting
software. Unfortunately, not all scanner software is TWAIN-compatible.


Bob Montague
slew@accessone.com

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