Nomenclature (was: NEXT Color Printer find

From: Fred Cisin <>
Date: Sun Dec 30 19:57:33 2001

On Sun, 30 Dec 2001, Don Maslin wrote:
> Tony is correct.
> Regrettably, Jameco has fallen into the bastardization/mongrelization of
> the language. Looking at a page of a 1962 Allied Radio catalog, I see
> listings and illustrations of the Amphenol "Blue Ribbon" connectors in
> sizes running from 8-32 contacts. They obviously derived their name
> from the blue Diallyl phthalate dielectric that carried the rinnon like
> contacts.

Don provides a hint to the correct approach.
Invoke the 10 year rule.

In place of current accepted sloppy terminology,
how many remember what they were called THEN?
Received on Sun Dec 30 2001 - 19:57:33 GMT

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