Re: Platform versus Environment

Subject: Re: Platform versus Environment
From: "Mike O." <obie1121 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2004 10:30:42 -0500

Goldstein, Dan wrote:
> I would not use either term. They're both too vague.
> If you're talking about the operating system, say, "operating system." If
> you're talking about the hardware, say, "hardware."

It depends. Both have specific meanings depending on context, so make sure
you provide the context. For example, you could have multiple environments
(shells) running on a Linux platform running on an Intel architecture.

Mike O.


ROBOHELP X5 - ALL NEW VERSION. Now with Word 2003 support, Content
Management, Multi-Author support, PDF and XML support and much more!

Now is the best time to buy - special end of month promos, including:
$100 mail-in rebate; Free online orientation on content management
functionality; Huge savings on support and future product releases;
PLUS Great discounts on RoboHelp training. OFFER EXPIRES March 31!
Call 1-800-358-9370 or visit:

You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as:
archiver -at- techwr-l -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit for more resources and info.

Previous by Author: Re: Contracting
Next by Author: Re: Technical writing in a higher ed environment
Previous by Thread: RE: Platform versus Environment
Next by Thread: Re: Platform versus Environment

What this post helpful? Share it with friends and colleagues:

Sponsored Ads