Explain your acronyms (RSI?)

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Sat Jul 6 22:05:59 CEST 2013

On 2013-07-06 20:38, Terry Reedy wrote:
> "rms has crippling RSI" (anonymous, as quoted by Skip).
> I suspect that 'rms' = Richard M Stallman (but why lower case? to insult him?).


"Richard Stallman" is just my mundane name; you can call me "rms".

> But Skip mentions 'worse for wrists'. So RSI must be a physical rather than
> mental condition. Does 'I' instead stand for Inoperability?, Instability?, or what?
> Let us try Google. Type in RSI and it offers 'RSI medications' as a choice.

"RSI wrist" would probably have been a wiser start. Not all medical conditions 
have medication associated with them.

Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
  an underlying truth."
   -- Umberto Eco

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