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Subject: Terminology


From: Martha Little <mlittle<-at->
Date: Monday, April 27, 2009
Jennifer Barnett <reginatextilia [at] orange__fr> writes

>During a current revision job, I was confronted with the term 'life
>expectancy' applied to paper archive objects and set to searching
>for an accurate alternative for this incorrect term: objects are not
>alive. ...

To take it back to the simplicity of "life expectancy," what about
just "expected longevity?"

Martha Little
Book and paper conservator

                  Conservation DistList Instance 22:64
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 5, 2009
                       Message Id: cdl-22-64-012
Received on Monday, 27 April, 2009

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