Date: Thu, 7 Mar 1996 06:31:29 -0600 From: Natalie Maynor Subject: Re: Survey of e-usage > I didn't think Bruner et al. were trying to come up > with forms to force on everybody, I thought they were just trying to come up > with standard forms. That was my reaction also. The project strikes me as more descriptive than prescriptive. Because examining screen after screen of net data would be an enormous project, they decided to use the survey method instead -- to ask net users which spellings or words they use. That doesn't strike me as inappropriate. --Natalie (maynor[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]