5164Re: [wpmac] From Windows/wordperfect to Macbook Pro
- Jun 30, 2008Odd. Apparently the text from my earlier message with the definition
was deleted. Here's that definition of hobbyist:
"a person who pursues a particular hobby: a computer hobbyist."
And the definition of hobby:
"an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure"
On 30 Jun 2008, at 06:19, Joe Edgell wrote:
> Sorry it's taken me so long to respond, George, but I've been out of
> the Country. As for "hobbyist" term, I don't see anything derogatory
> about it at all. I bicycle quite a bit. I'm not a professional
> cyclist, and I'm not a casual cyclist. Seems "hobbyist" probably
> describes me well, and I would not be offended to be called such. In
> fact, Apple's included Dictionary utility which pulls from the Oxford
> American Dictionary, among others, lists this definition:
> How bad can that be?
> On 26 Jun 2008, at 17:34, George B. Richardson wrote:
> > By the way, Joe, I don't know that folks who simply prefer WP to
> > other word processing programs would appreciate being characterized
> > as "hobbyists".
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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