RE: app vs. application

Subject: RE: app vs. application
From: Dan Goldstein <DGoldstein -at- cytomedix -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L (techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com)" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:38:29 -0500

What I want to know is, who gets the blame for popularizing "app"? Did Apple do that?

-----Original Message-----
From: Laura Lemay
Sent: Tuesday, January 14, 2014 2:34 PM
To: David Renn
Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: app vs. application

Mobile apps are always apps, not applications.

If you're documenting a program that is both a desktop application and a mobile app with the same interface, I'd default to app. We have not had localization issues with the use of the word app.

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app vs. application: From: David Renn
Re: app vs. application: From: Laura Lemay

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