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From: Nathan Myers (ncm_at_[hidden])
Date: 1998-12-15 15:25:25

Beman wrote:
> Nathan Myers wrote:
> >Nicolai wrote:
> >
> >> (BTW, is it called "adapter" or "adaptor"?)
> >
> >My dictionary says "adapter". BTW, Nico, Egcs-1.1.1 is out.
> >Maybe you'll have better luck with that one.
> Mine says "adapter or adaptor" so either is correct. For no reason
> whatsoever, I prefer "adaptor".
I would think of an "adaptor" as a person who adapts, perhaps with
the help of an "adapter". Generally what you see on electrical
doodads is the latter, but the Standard happens to agree with

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