English translation: Browsers, mailing programmes, HTML editors
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03:00 Jan 22, 2002
English to English translations [PRO] Tech/Engineering - Computers: Software / Software
English term or phrase:Internet Software
If you are asked "what internet software are you using?" What would it mean?
Explanation: I agree that you should not be embarrassed about asking them what they mean- but you couold sound less "ignorant" - by saying "Are you referring to my browser, mailing programme or the HTML editor I use :-)
I typically respond by asking, "what do you mean?"
Explanation: While browsers are ubiquitous, Internet software could also mean personal web servers, FTP servers, FTP clients, browser plug-ins, etc. So when someone says, "Internet software," I say, "you mean the browser or you have something else in mind?"
Fuad Yahya Native speaker of: Arabic, English PRO pts in category: 7
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