|Art Clemons on 19 Jun 2012 19:22:45 -0700|
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|Re: [PLUG] a question for our times|
I just installed Truecrypt and encrypted a usb drive (as we all should). When I was done, the Truecrypt button was marked DISMOUNT. As far as I know, one dismounts a horse. One unmounts (or umounts) a drive. Must I have my local grammar nazi contact Truecrypt or is this acceptable use?
This is one of those issues that will likely annoy many. I note that the 3rd definition of the term from dictionary.reference.com suggests that the folks at Truecrypt have a plausible argument.
3. to remove (a thing) from its mounting, support, setting, etc.: to dismount a picture. 4. to take (a mechanism) to pieces.
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