Re: browseable vs browsable

Subject: Re: browseable vs browsable
From: Geoff Lane <geoff -at- gjctech -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 13:08:37 +0100

On Wednesday, August 23, 2006, Jessica Weissman wrote;

> Does anyone have a usage reference that supports either "browseable" or
> "browsable" to describe a set of choices?

> I have an opinion, and doubtless others do too. But I need a web or
> printed reference endorsing one or the other explicitly. Web examples
> of one form or the other are not applicable.

I'd have thought that neither was acceptable except as jargon. Indeed
this seems the case for right-pondians, such as myself, because the
OED lists neither.

However, "browsable" seems to have made it for left-pondians:


Geoff Lane
Cornwall, UK


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