Re: WORD: Amber or Yellow

Subject: Re: WORD: Amber or Yellow
From: timmerman <timmerma -at- IPDLINK -dot- IPD -dot- ANL -dot- GOV>
Date: Fri, 14 Jul 1995 14:32:49 CDT

Maybe the reference to amber is because the color IS amber. If you
check the dictionary, yellow and amber are NOT the same color.

Don Timmerman, dtimmerman -at- anl -dot- gov
Sr. Tech Writer
Argonne National Laboratory

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>Okay, this one is for all you current and ex-military types out
>there. I'm reading a users guide for a work planning database.
>One of the db fields is called Status, and the values are Red,
>Amber, or Green. My question: Why Amber? What in the blazes
>is wrong with Yellow?

>I don't want to hear "because that's the way the military has
>always done it." I'd like a real, logical reason if one exists.

>If they want to get fancy with yellow, I say they should use
>Ochre, Amber, and Chartreuse.

>This Friday's nit-pick brought to you by

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