RE: "Transparent to the User"

Subject: RE: "Transparent to the User"
From: "Bonnie Granat" <bgranat -at- granatedit -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 7 Apr 2005 10:46:21 -0400 (EDT)

Transparent means "easily seen through" -- the important word is "through."

A transparent mechanism is a mechanism that you don't see.

> If the intent of the phrase "The creation of index files is
> transparent to
> the user" is to mean that this process is invisible to the
> user, is this a
> correct or incorrect use of the phrase "transparent to the user"?

Bonnie Granat
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA


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