Re: The Next Version Number?

What is fancy English?  How is that different from correct English?  I
understand there is formal and informal English, both are correct, but what
is meant by fancy English?  I repeat judgment should not be made because
people can't write well but I think they should realize their handicap and
try to learn better.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 12:32 PM
Subject: Re: The Next Version Number?


> Jim,
> I don't know anyone at all, not a single person, who does that.  Let's
just
> drop it.  I haven't heard that since eighth grade or so.  Please don't
> mistake ordinary correct English for "fancy" English.  How did you learn
to
> read and write?  With print or with Braille or with audio?
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Grimsby" <jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 9:18 AM
> Subject: RE: The Next Version Number?
>
>
> Thank you duly noted.  I suspect  that the rest of the list did not feel
> in need of a grammar lesson but I am always welcoming new information.
> By the way how many people do you know that say an while they are
> talking?  A email usually is written in conversational English.
> And with abbreviated langwige as below.
> Hth
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Dave Durber
> Sent: Tuesday, June 21, 2005 6:39 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: The Next Version Number?
>
>
> Hello Jim:
>
> Swap the letter A as in "a upgrade" for the word an as in "an upgrade".
>
> The way that you are using the letter A in your messages, makes the
> upgrade sound as if an upgrade is an indefinite article, which it is
> not.
>
> sincerely:
>
> Dave Durber
>
> On Mon, 20 Jun 2005 21:56:03 -0700, you wrote:
>
> >No this is not true
> >It is not always true that a update must be free.  A update is always a
> >major version change from 6 to 7 an update it a change in the point it
> >has nothing to do with the cost of the program.
> >Hth
> >
> >
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >Behalf Of Chipmunks
> >Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 2:46 PM
> >To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >Subject: RE: The Next Version Number?
> >
> >
> >With previous versions of jaws, e.g. 3.5 to 3.7.x or 4.0.x to 4.5.x, an
> >upgrade was one where the number behind the period changed. It was only
>
> >with jaws 5.x and 6.x that an upgrade was a change from 5.x to 6.x and
> >now
> >from 6.x to 7.x.
> >
> >I think it depends on the companies policcy and version numbering. An
> >upgrade counts against a sma, a minor update does not.
> >
> >Cheers,
> >
> >Doris
> >
> >At 10:00 AM 6/20/2005 -0700, you wrote:
> >>Hi,
> >>A upgraid in software terms is when the version number it self before
> >>the point changes so a upgrade is 6 to 7. A update on a program is
> >>anything that causes the version number after the point to change so a
>
> >>update is 6.0 6.1 and so on Hth
> >>-----Original Message-----
> >>From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >>Behalf Of Yardbird
> >>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 7:45 AM
> >>To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>Subject: Re: The Next Version Number?
> >>
> >>
> >>Hi Margaret,
> >>
> >>Just read Eric's own message here, giving the details of changes in
> >>the
> >
> >>update.  Why is everyone discussing this in the first place?  Weeks
> >>ago,
> >>
> >>someone mentioned that an update would soon be coming out, and that
> >>Eric had announced it at a convention.  This was very clearly the
> >>announcement of an
> >>interim update, which is a regular sort of thing.  I believed it and
> >>didn't
> >>give it another thought until the list became alive with rumors and
> >>questions, back and forth.  This could have been due to only two
> >things.
> >>
> >>One, maybe people aren't reading their list messages.  Two, maybe some
> >>people don't know the difference between the terms "update" and
> >>"upgrade."
> >>
> >>They are not synonyms.  They don't mean the same thing.  An update is
> >>a
> >
> >>free modification to the current version of the program.  An upgrade
> >>is
> >
> >>a new
> >>
> >>version or new release, whichever term you prefer.
> >>
> >>Hope this helps.
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Margaret Thomas" <iluvtoread@xxxxxxx>
> >>To: "jfw" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 4:09 AM
> >>Subject: Fw: The Next Version Number?
> >>
> >>
> >>Here is a post from Eric at FS clarifying the confusion about the next
> >>release of JAWS. Margaret
> >>
> >>
> >>----- Original Message -----
> >>From: "Eric Damery" <EricD@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>To: <Jawslite@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>Sent: Monday, June 20, 2005 6:56 AM
> >>Subject: RE: The Next Version Number?
> >>
> >>
> >>During the next two weeks, we will post another Free Update for JAWS
> >>6.x users. This will be version 6.2 and in addition to many requested
> >>fixes, it will offer the ability to let a PAC Mate user control their
> >>PC and Desktop JAWS. This will include Keyboard in put, synthesizer,
> >>and Braille output all from the PAC Mate BX or QX models. There will
> be
> >
> >>more details on this shortly.
> >>
> >>Following that, will be an SMA release in September. This will be the
> >>version 7.0. Regards, Eric
> >>
> >>
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