Re: synonym for "based" as in "based on"?

Subject: Re: synonym for "based" as in "based on"?
From: Jeff Hanvey <jeff -at- jewahe -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 08:34:24 -0700 (PDT)

The sentence seems redundant (Online, Web-based)...

How 'bout:

Online is a report that...


The online report provides...



--- "Ruby Isaacs" <ruby -at- quendi -dot- ca> wrote:
>What is a good synonym for the word "based" as in the phrase "based on"?
>A client has inserted the phrase "based on" after the phrase "Web-based too=
>l" in an introductory sentence. I'd like to keep the phrase "Web-based tool=
>" because I think most people will understand it.
>Here is the current text:
>"... Online is a Web-based tool based on the report ...."
>Before the client changed it, the old text stated:
>"... Online is a Web-based tool that provides statistical data from the rep=
>ort ...."

Jeff Hanvey:

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